yewes- / Indo-European roots

yewes-

Law.

1. jural, jurist, jury1; abjure, adjure, conjure, injury, juridical, jurisconsult, jurisdiction, jurisprudence, nonjuror, objurgate, perjure from Latin iūs (stem iūr-), law, and its derivative iūrāre, "to pronounce a ritual formula" swear.
2. Compound form *yewes-dik- (see deik-)
3. Suffixed from *yewes-to-. just1 from Latin iūstus, just.

[Pokorny i̯eu̯os- 512.]



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