dakru- / Indo-European roots

Examples of words with the root dakru-: lacrimal, tear, train oil.



Oldest form *dak̑ru-, becoming *dakru- in centum languages.
a. tear2 from Old English tēar, tehher, tear;
b. train oil from Middle Dutch trane, tear, drop. Both a and b from Germanic *tahr-, *tagr-.
2. Suffixed form *dakru-mā-. lachrymal from Latin lacrima (Archaic Latin dacruma), tear.

[Pokorny dak̑ru- 179.]

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