egʷh- / Indo-European roots

Examples of words with the root egʷh-: inebriate.


To drink.

Oldest form *h1egwh-. Suffixed lengthened-grade form *ēgwh-r-yo-.
a. inebriate, ryegrass from Latin ēbrius, drunk;
b. Latin compound sōbrius (see s(w)e-).

[Not in Pokorny; compare Hittite ekuzi, he drinks, and Greek nēphein, to be sober (< "not drink" *ne-ēgwh-).]

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