Reconstruction:Proto-Indo-European/welh₁-

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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]

*welh₁- (imperfective)[1][2]

  1. to choose
  2. to want

Extensions[edit]

Derived terms[edit]


  • *welh₁- (root present)
    • Italic: *welō
      • Latin: vel, volō (see there for further descendants)
  • *wélh₁-ye- (ye-present)
    • Balto-Slavic:
    • Germanic: *wiljaną (see there for further descendants)
  • *wolh₁-éye- (causative)
    • Balto-Slavic:
    • Germanic: *waljaną (see there for further descendants)
  • 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. ^ Kroonen, Guus (2013) Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill