Reconstruction:Proto-Indo-European/wéy

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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]

Pronoun[edit]

*wéy

  1. we

Derived terms[edit]

  • Unsorted formations
    • Germanic: *wet (see there for further descendants)
    • Lithuanian: vedu
    • Slavic: *vě (see there for further descendants)
  • *méy (Contamination with the first person plural verbal suffix and/or the 1st person singular object pronoun)
    • Lithuanian: mẽs
    • Slavic: *my (see there for further descendants)
    • Old Armenian: մեք (mekʿ)

Descendants[edit]

  • Anatolian: *wéyes (see there for further descendants)
  • Germanic: *wīz (see there for further descendants)
  • Indo-Iranian: *wayám (see there for further descendants)
  • Tocharian: *wes
    • Tocharian A: was
    • Tocharian B: wes

References[edit]

  • Mallory, J. P.; Adams, D. Q. (2006) The Oxford Introduction to Proto-Indo-European and the Proto-Indo-European World (Oxford Linguistics), New York: Oxford University Press, →ISBN, page 416