ghebh-el- / Indo-European roots

ghebh-el-

Head.

1. gable from Old Norse gafl, gable, from Germanic *gablaz, top of a pitched roof.
2. Form *kephal-, dissimilated from *khephal-. cephalic, cephalo-, -cephalous; autocephalous, encephalo-, enkephalin, hydrocephalus, pachycephalosaur from Greek kephalē, head.

[Pokorny ghebh-el- 423.]



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