bhrū- / Indo-European roots

Examples of words with the root bhrū-: bridge, brow.

bhrū-

Eyebrow.

Oldest form *bhruhx-, becoming *bhrū.
1. brow from Old English brū-, eyebrow, eyelid, eyelash, from Germanic *brūs.
2. Possibly in the sense of a beam of wood, and perhaps a log bridge. bridge1 from Old English brycg(e), bridge, from Germanic *brugjō (with cognates in Celtic and Slavic).

[Pokorny 1. bhrū- 172, 2. bhrū- 173.]



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