deuə- / Indo-European roots

Examples of words with the root deuə-: durable, durance, duration, during, perdurable, thermoduric.


Long (in duration).

Oldest form *deuh2- with variant (metathesized) *dweh2-, the latter colored to *dwah2-, becoming *dwā-. Suffixed zero-grade form *dū-ro- (< *duə-ro-, oldest form *duh2-ro-). durable, durance, duration, during; perdurable, thermoduric from Latin dūrāre, to last.

[In Pokorny 3. deu- 219.]

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