swo- / Indo-European roots

Examples of words with the root swo-: quasi, so, such.


Pronominal stem; so.

Derivative of s(w)e-
a. so1 from Old English swā, so;
b. such from Old English swylc, such, from Germanic compound *swa-līk-, "so like" of the same kind (*līk-, same; see līk-).
2. Adverbial form *swai. nisi, quasi from Latin , if, in nisi, unless (, not; see ne-) , and quasi, as if (quam, as; see kwo-)

[In Pokorny se- 882.]

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