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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.




  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:


  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