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This Proto-Indo-European entry contains reconstructed words and roots. As such, the term(s) in this entry are not directly attested, but are hypothesized to have existed based on comparative evidence.




  1. to jump

Derived terms[edit]

Category Terms derived from the PIE root *prew- not found
  • *préw-e-ti (thematic root present)
    • Indo-Iranian: *prawáti
  • *prow-o-s
    • Germanic: *frawaz (see there for further descendants)
  • *prew-ó-s
  • *pru-tós
  • Unsorted formations:
    • Indo-Iranian:
      • Iranian:
        • Persian: پر(par) (present stem of پریدن(paridan, to jump, fly))


  1. ^ Pokorny, Julius (1959), “preu-”, in Indogermanisches etymologisches Wörterbuch [Indo-European Etymological Dictionary] (in German), volume III, Bern, München: Francke Verlag, pages 845-846
  2. ^ Rix, Helmut, editor (2001), “head*preu̯-”, in Lexikon der indogermanischen Verben [Lexicon of Indo-European Verbs] (in German), 2nd edition, Wiesbaden: Dr. Ludwig Reichert Verlag, →ISBN, page 493
  3. ^ Kroonen, Guus (2013), “*frawa-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 153