slēb- / Indo-European roots

Examples of words with the root slēb-: sleep.

slēb-

To be weak, sleep.

Possibly related to slēg-, through a hypothetical base *slē- (< earlier *sleə1-). sleep from Old English slǣpan, to sleep, and slǣp, sleep, from Germanic *slēpan, *slēpaz.

[In Pokorny lē̆b- 655.]



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