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List of Indo-European roots
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List of Indo-European roots

Note: This article is in progress.

This is a list of word roots present in most Indo-European languages (in one form or another).

Root NamePokorny reconstructionMeaning
ad-ad-to, near, at
ag-ag̑-to drive, to draw, to move
agh-agher-day
agro-ag̑ro-field
aik-ə2eik̑-to be master of, to possess
aim-ə2eimcopy
ais-ə2eisto wish, to desire
aiw- or ayu-ə2eiw or ə2eyulife, vital force, eternity, long life
ak-ə2ek̑sharp
akwā-aku̯a-water
ol-ə2el-beyond
alto-, alēal-to grow, to nourish
albho-albho-white
alu-alu-sorcery, magic, possession, intoxication
ambhi-, m̥bhi-ambhi-around
an(a)-an-on
anə-an(ə)-to breathe

n.a. = not available