r̥tko- / Indo-European roots

Examples of words with the root r̥tko-: arctic, Arcturus, ursine.

r̥tko-

Bear.

Oldest form *h2r̥tk̑o-, becoming *h2r̥tko- in centum languages.
1. ursine from Latin ursus, bear (< *orcsos).
2. arctic, Arcturus from Greek arktos, bear.

[Pokorny ŕ̥k̑þo-s 875.]



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