paəwr̥ / Indo-European roots

Examples of words with the root paəwr̥: ekpyrotic, empyreal, fire, pyre, pyretic, pyrites, pyro-, pyrosis, pyrrhotite.

paəwr̥

Fire.

Oldest form *peh2wr̥, colored to *pah2wr̥, with zero-grade *ph2ur- metathesized to *puh2r-. Zero-grade form *pūr- (from *puh2r-).
1. fire from Old English fȳr, fire, from Germanic suffixed form *fūr-i-.
2. pyre, pyretic, pyrites, pyro-, pyrosis, pyrrhotite; ekpyrotic, empyreal from Greek pūr, fire.

[Pokorny peu̯ōr 828.]



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