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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.



*wekʷ- (imperfective)[1][2]

  1. to speak, to sound out

Derived terms[edit]

Unsorted formations
  • Proto-Albanian: [Term?]
  • Proto-Anatolian: [Term?]
    • Hittite: [script needed] (huek-), [script needed] (huk-, to conjure, swear)
  • Proto-Balto-Slavic: [Term?]
    • Old Prussian: enwackē (they call)


  1. ^ De Vaan, Michiel (2008) Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7)‎[1], Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN
  2. ^ Kroonen, Guus (2013) Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN
  3. ^ Ringe, Donald (2006) From Proto-Indo-European to Proto-Germanic (A Linguistic History of English; 1)‎[2], Oxford: Oxford University Press, →ISBN