wekti- / Indo-European roots

Examples of words with the root wekti-: naught, nix, wight.

wekti-

Thing, creature.

a. whit, wight1; aught2, naught, not from Old English wiht, person, thing;
b. nix2 from Old High German wiht, thing, being. Both a and b from Germanic *wihti-.
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[Pokorny u̯ek-ti- 1136.]



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