Reconstruction:Proto-Indo-European/pro-

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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.

Proto-Indo-European[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From *pró (toward, leading).

Prefix[edit]

*pro-[1]

  1. toward, forward

Derived terms[edit]

Category Proto-Indo-European words prefixed with *pro- not found

Descendants[edit]

  • Balto-Slavic: *pro-
  • Celtic: *ɸro- (see there for further descendants)
  • Germanic: *fra- (see there for further descendants)
  • Hellenic: *pro-
    • Ancient Greek: προ- (pro-) (see there for further descendants)
  • Indo-Iranian: *pra- (see there for further descendants)
  • Italic: *pro-[2]
    • Latin: pro- (see there for further descendants)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pokorny, Julius (1959), “pro, prō”, in Indogermanisches etymologisches Wörterbuch [Indo-European Etymological Dictionary] (in German), volume III, Bern, München: Francke Verlag, pages 813-815
  2. ^ De Vaan, Michiel (2008), “prō”, in Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill, pages 489-490