Reconstruction:Proto-Indo-Iranian/dʰruwás

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This Proto-Indo-Iranian 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-Iranian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *dʰru-wó-s, from *dʰer-us ~ *dʰr-éws + *-wós, from *dʰer- (to support, hold) +‎ *-us.[1] Possibly related to Proto-Slavic *sъdorvъ (healthy).

Adjective[edit]

*dʰruwás[1]

  1. fixed, firm

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Mayrhofer, Manfred (1992–2001), “dhruvá-”, in Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altindoarischen [Etymological Dictionary of Old Indo-Aryan] (in German), Heidelberg: Carl Winter Universitätsverlag, pages 798-799
  2. ^ Turner, Ralph Lilley (1969–1985), “dhruvá (6892)”, in A Comparative Dictionary of the Indo-Aryan Languages, London: Oxford University Press