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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 bind, to secure
  2. to pledge, to guarantee
  3. to lead

Derived terms

  • *wed?- (root present)
  • *wod?-éye- (causative)
    • Balto-Slavic:
      • Slavic: *voditi (see there for further descendants)
    • Indo-Iranian: *w?d?áyati
      • Iranian: *w?dáyati
        • Younger Avestan: ?(vaiieiti)
        • -> Old Armenian: (varem)
  • *wéd?-tis
    • Germanic: *gawissiz (see there for further descendants)
  • *wed?-úHs ("bride")
  • *wód?-s
  • *wod?-yom
  • *wedmno-
    • Balto-Slavic:
      • Slavic: *v?no ("brideprice") (see there for further descendants)
    • Germanic: *wetmô ("bridegift, dowry") (see there for further descendants)
    • Hellenic:
      • Ancient Greek: (éedna, "brideprice, wedding-gifts")
  • Other formations:


  1. ^ Kroonen, Guus (2013) Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill
  2. ^ De Vaan, Michiel (2008) Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill

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