yē̆kʷr̥ / Indo-European roots

Examples of words with the root yē̆kʷr̥: gizzard, heparin, hepatic, hepato-.

yē̆kw

Liver.

1. hepatic, hepato-; heparin, hepatitis from Greek hēpar, liver (stem hēpat- < *yēkwn̥-t- < Indo-European oblique stem *yē̆kwn-).
2. gizzard from an Iranian source akin to Persian jigar, liver.

[Pokorny i̯ek̒ͧ-r̥(t-) 504.]



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