ked- / Indo-European roots


To go, yield.

1. Lengthened-grade form *kēd-. cease, cede, cession; abscess, accede, access, ancestor, antecede, concede, decease, exceed, incessant, intercede, precede, predecessor, proceed, recede, retrocede, secede, succeed from Latin cēdere, to go, withdraw, yield.
2. Prefixed and suffixed form *ne-ked-ti-, "(there is) no drawing back" (*ne-, not; see ne) necessary from Latin necesse, inevitable, unavoidable.

[In Pokorny sed- 884.]

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