albho- / Indo-European roots

Examples of words with the root albho-: abele, alb, albedo, albescent, albino, albite, album, albumen, aubade, auburn, daub, elf, elfin, elven, Erl-king, oaf, Oberon.

albho-

White.

Derivatives include elf, oaf, albino.

1. Possibly Germanic *albiz, *albaz, elf, if meaning "white ghostly apparition"
a. elf from Old English ælf, elf;
b. oaf from Old Norse alfr, elf;
c. Erl-king from Danish elv, elf;
d. Oberon from Old French Auberon, from a source akin to Old High German Alberich.
2. elfin, elven from Old English -elfen, elf, possibly from Germanic *albinjō.
3. abele, alb, albedo, albescent, albino, albite, album, albumen, aubade, auburn; daub from Latin albus, white.

[Pokorny albho- 30.]



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