Reconstruction:Proto-Indo-European/weǵ-

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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]

Alternative reconstructions[edit]

Root[edit]

*weǵ-[2]

  1. lively, awake
  2. strong

Derived terms[edit]


  • *woǵ- (o-grade root present)
    • Germanic: *wakaną (see there for further descendants)
  • *woǵ-éye- (causative)
  • *weǵ-eh₁-(ye)- or *woǵ-eh₁-(ye)- (stative)
    • Germanic: *wakjaną (class 3 weak) (see there for further descendants)
    • Italic: *wegēō
      • Latin: vigeō (see there for further descendants)
  • *weǵ-eli-
    • Italic:
      • Latin: vigil (see there for further descendants)
  • *woǵ-ros
    • Germanic: *wakraz (see there for further descendants)
  • Other formations:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kroonen, Guus (2013) Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill
  2. ^ De Vaan, Michiel (2008) Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill
  • Sihler, Andrew L. (1995) New Comparative Grammar of Greek and Latin, Oxford, New York: Oxford University Press