peuə- / Indo-European roots

Examples of words with the root peuə-: compurgation, depurate, expurgate, pour, pure, purée, purge, Puritan.

peuə-

To purify, cleanse.

Oldest form *peuh2-. Suffixed zero-grade form *pū-ro- (< *puh2-ro-) pour, pure, purée, purge, Puritan; compurgation, depurate, expurgate, purblind, spurge from Latin pūrus, pure, and pūrgāre, to purify (< *pūr-igāre < *pūr-agāre; *ag-, to drive; see ag-)

[Pokorny 1. peu- 827.]



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