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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. to wind, to turn

Derived terms[edit]

  • *wéndʰ-e-ti (thematic root present)
    • Germanic: *windaną (see there for further descendants)
    • Italic: *wendō
      • Umbrian: [script needed] (vetu), prefixed also [script needed] (ahauendu), [script needed] (preuendu)
  • *wondʰ-éye-ti (causative)
    • Germanic: *wandijaną (see there for further descendants)
  • *wendʰ-eh₂
  • *wendʰ-yo-
  • Unsorted formations:


  1. ^ Kroonen, Guus (2013) Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill
  2. ^ Martirosyan, Hrach (2010) Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, pages 213–214
  3. ^ J̌ahukyan, Geworg (2010), “գինձ”, in Vahan Sargsyan, editor, Hayeren stugabanakan baṙaran [Armenian Etymological Dictionary] (in Armenian), Yerevan: Asoghik, page 162a