Reconstruction:Proto-Indo-European/weh₂t-

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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]

*weh₂t-[1]

  1. excited, inspired
  2. possessed, raging

Derived terms[edit]


  • *weh₂t-ós
    • Germanic: *wōdaz (mad, furious, possessed)
    • Indo-Iranian: *vaHt-ás
      • Sanskrit: वात (vāta, attacked, assailed, injured, hurt) [2]
  • *weh₂t-is
  • *weh₂t-us
  • *wéh₂t-eh₂
  • *woh₂t-o-[3]
    • (perhaps) Armenian:
  • Unsorted formations:

References[edit]

  1. ^ De Vaan, Michiel (2008) Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill
  2. ^ Sir Monier Monier-Williams (1898) A Sanskrit-English dictionary etymologically and philologically arranged with special reference to cognate Indo-European languages, Oxford: Clarendon Press, page 0934
  3. ^ Olsen, Birgit Anette (1999) The noun in Biblical Armenian: origin and word-formation: with special emphasis on the Indo-European heritage (Trends in linguistics. Studies and monographs; 119), Berlin, New York: Mouton de Gruyter, page 774