yek- / Indo-European roots

Examples of words with the root yek-: jeopardy, jewel, jocose, jocular, joke, juggle.

yek-

To speak.

Suffixed o-grade form *yok-o-. jewel, jocose, jocular, joke, juggle, juggler; jeopardy from Latin iocus, joke.

[Pokorny i̯ek- 503.]



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