(s)neəu- / Indo-European roots

Examples of words with the root (s)neəu-: aponeurosis, enervate, nerve, neuro-, neuron, neurula.


Tendon, sinew.

Oldest form *sneə1u-. Extension of (s)nē-. Suffixed form *(s)neəw-r̥-, with further suffixes.
a. *neu-r-o-. neuro-, neuron, neurula; aponeurosis from Greek neuron, sinew;
b. metathesized form *nerwo-. nerve; enervate from Latin nervus, sinew.

[Pokorny snēu- 977.]

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