Lexeme – Details – PIE. *wet- 'year'

Lexeme

Transcription
PIE. *wet- 'year'
Script
IPA
Meaning
Meaning Note
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Note
PIE. *uet- 'year' / PGm. *weþru- '(male) lamb; yearling' < PIE. *uét-ru- / Go. wiþrus m. 'lamb, young ram', ON veðr m. '(castrated) ram', OE weðer m. 'id.', E wether, NFr. (Wdh.) wäär 'id.', OS withar m. 'ram, wether', EDu. weer c. 'id.', OHG widar m. 'id.', G Widder m. 'id.' / Skt. vatsá- m. 'calf', Oss. wæs 'id.' < *uet-so-; Gr. ἔταλον n. 'young animal, yearling', Lat. vitulus m. 'calf' < *uet-elo-; OIr. feis f. '(young) sow', W gʷys 'id.' < *uet-s-ih₂-(?); Alb. viç m. 'one-year-old calf'. “If the etymological connection with PIE *uet- 'year' is correct, the original meaning of the word must have been 'yearling, one-year-old animal'.” (GK)
Michiel de Vaan. "vitulus" in: Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages. Indo-European Etymological Dictionaries Online. Edited by Alexander Lubotsky. Brill, 2014. Brill Online. July 15, 2014. < http://iedo.brillonline.nl.ludwig.lub.lu.se/dictionaries/lemma.html?id=14500 >, PCelt. *wessi- ‘sow, young female pig’ < PIE. *wet-ti- 'year'
Ranko Matasović. "wessi-" in: Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic. Indo-European Etymological Dictionaries Online. Edited by Alexander Lubotsky. Brill, 2014. Brill Online. March 12, 2014.

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Sources

Source
Robert Farren, PIE culture words collection, 2017
[Farren (2017)]
Location
DU1, GH1

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