kʷrep- / Indo-European roots

kwrep-

Body, form, appearance.

Probably a verbal root meaning "to appear"
1. Suffixed form *kwrep-es-. midriff from Old English hrif, belly from Germanic *hrefiz-.
2. Suffixed zero-grade form *kwr̥p-es-. corporal1, corporal3, corporate, corporeal, corposant, corps, corpse, corpulence, corpus, corpuscle, corsage, corse, corset; leprechaun from Latin corpus, body, substance.

[Pokorny 1. krep- 620.]



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