kreuə- / Indo-European roots

Examples of words with the root kreuə-: creatine, creodont, creosote, crude, cruel, ecru, pancreas, raw, recrudesce.

kreuə-

Raw flesh.

Oldest form *kreuh2-.
1. Suffixed o-grade form *krowə-o-. raw from Old English hrēaw, raw, from Germanic *hrawaz.
2. Suffixed form *krewə-s-. creatine, creodont, creosote, pancreas from Greek kreas, flesh.
3. Suffixed zero-grade form *krū-do- (< *kruə-do-).
a. crude; ecru, recrudesce from Latin crūdus, bloody, raw;
b. cruel from Latin crūdēlis, cruel.

[Pokorny 1. A. kreu- 621.]



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