stegh- / Indo-European roots

Examples of words with the root stegh-: stag, sting, stochastic.


To stick, prick; pointed.

1. Perhaps nasalized form *stengh-. sting from Old English stingan, to sting, from Germanic *stingan.
2. O-grade form *stogh-.
a. stag from Old English stagga, stag, from Germanic *stag-;
b. stochastic from Greek stokhos, pointed stake or pillar (used as a target for archers), goal.

[Pokorny stegh- 1014.]

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