ken- / Indo-European roots

Examples of words with the root ken-: -cene, cainotophobia, Cenozoic, kainite, recent.


Fresh, new, young.

1. Suffixed form *ken-t-. recent from Latin recēns, young, fresh, new (re-, again; see re-)
2. Suffixed zero-grade form *kn̥-yo-. -cene; cainotophobia, Cenozoic, kainite from Greek kainos, new, fresh.

[Pokorny 3. ken- 563.]

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