kaə-id- / Indo-European roots

Examples of words with the root kaə-id-: -cide, abscise, Caelum, caesura, cement, cestus, chisel, circumcise, concise, decide, excise, incise, precise, sallet, scissor.


To strike.

Oldest form *keh2-id-, colored to *kah2-id-.
1. caesura, cement, cestus2, chisel, -cide, scissor; abscise, circumcise, concise, decide, excise2, incise, precise from Latin caedere, to cut, strike.
2. Caelum, ceil, sallet from Latin caelum (? < *caedum), sculptor's chisel.

[Pokorny (s)k(h)ai- 917.]

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