bha-bhā- / Indo-European roots

Examples of words with the root bha-bhā-: bean, bupkis, fava bean, phacoemulsification.


Broad bean.

1. fava bean, favela from Latin faba, broad bean.
2. Variant form *bha-un-. bean from Old English bēan, broad bean, bean of any kind, from Germanic *baunō.
3. Possible suffixed form *bha-ko-. phacoemulsification from Greek phakos, lentil.
4. Variant form *bha-bho-. bupkis from a Slavic source akin to Polish bób and Russian bob, lentil.

[Pokorny bhabhā 106.]

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