kʷent(h)- / Indo-European roots

Examples of words with the root kʷent(h)-: -pathy, apathy, nepenthe, pathetic, pathic, patho-, pathos, sympathy.

kwent(h)-

To suffer.

1. Suffixed form *kwenth-es-. nepenthe from Greek penthos, grief.
2. Zero-grade form *kwn̥th-. pathetic, pathic, patho-, pathos, -pathy; apathy, pathognomonic, sympathy from Greek pathos, suffering, passion, emotion, feelings.

[Pokorny k̒ͧenth- 641.]



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