Reconstruction:Proto-Indo-European/skey-

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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]

Perhaps from a reanalysis of *sek- (to cut) +‎ *-éy-.

Root[edit]

*skey-

  1. to split, to dissect

Derived terms[edit]

  • *skey-(e)-ti (root present)
    • Balto-Slavic:
      • Latgalian: škeit' (to pluck)
    • Proto-Celtic: *skeyeti (to vomit)
  • *ski-yé-ti (yé-present)
    • Proto-Italic: *skijō (to distinguish, discern)
      • Latin: sciō (to know) (see there for further descendants)
  • *skey-to-s
    • Proto-Balto-Slavic:
    • Proto-Celtic: *skētos (shield, cover) (see there for further descendants)
  • *skey-t-ó-m (or *skeyt-ó-m)
    • Proto-Germanic: *skīdą (stick) (see there for further descendants)
  • *skoy-to-m (or *skoyt-o-m)
    • Proto-Italic: *skoitom
      • >? Latin: scūtum (shield) (see there for further descendants)
  • Unsorted formations:

Extensions[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Derksen, Rick (2008), “*ščítъ”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 486