Reconstruction:Proto-Indo-European/weh₂dʰ-

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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]

Root[edit]

*weh₂dʰ-

  1. to go, to proceed
  2. to pass, to traverse

Derived terms[edit]

  • *weh₂dʰ- (full-grade root present)
    • Armenian:
      • Old Armenian: գամ (gam)
    • Proto-Italic: *wāðō
      • Latin: vādō (see there for further descendants)
  • *uh₂dʰ- (zero-grade root present)
    • Proto-Germanic: *wadaną (to wade) (see there for further descendants)
  • *uh₂dʰ-om (shallow water, ford) (Unclear; long ū would be expected in the Germanic and Italic branches. Perhaps w- was restored by analogy with the verb?)
    • >? Proto-Albanian: *wa(d)
      • Albanian: va
    • Proto-Germanic: *wadą (see there for further descendants)
    • Proto-Italic: *waðom
      • Latin: vadum (see there for further descendants)
  • Unsorted formations
    • Proto-Albanian: *wadmi
      • Albanian: *wem
    • Anatolian:
      • Hittite: >? Hittite: to come (uwami)
    • Celtic: