pärwat

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Tocharian A[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Tocharian *pä́rwë, from Proto-Indo-European *pṛh₂wo- ‎(anterior), compare *per- (cognate to Sanskrit पूर्व ‎(pūrva), Avestan 𐬞𐬀𐬎𐬭𐬬𐬀 ‎(paurva), Old Church Slavonic пръвъ ‎(prŭvŭ), Albanian parë); the final -t was added as in other ordinal numbers, and a similar process is visible in English first, Old English fyrst, fyrest, forewost, forewest, equivalent to English fore + -est). Compare Tocharian B parwe.

Noun[edit]

pärwat

  1. first