perkʷu- / Indo-European roots

Examples of words with the root perkʷu-: fir, quercetin, quercitron.

perkwu-

Oak.

1. Zero-grade form *pr̥kw-. fir probably from a Scandinavian source akin to Old Icelandic fȳri, fir, from Germanic *furh-jōn-.
2. Assimilated form *kwerkwu-. quercetin; quercitron from Latin quercus, oak.

[Pokorny perk̒ͧu-s 822.]



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