kerp- / Indo-European roots

Examples of words with the root kerp-: -carp, -carpous, carpel, carpet, carpo-, excerpt, harvest.


To gather, pluck, harvest.

Variant *karp-.
1. harvest from Old English hærfest, harvest, from Germanic *harbistaz.
2. carpet; excerpt, scarce from Latin carpere, to pluck.
3. -carp, carpel, carpo-, -carpous from Greek karpos, fruit.

[In Pokorny 4. sker- 938.]

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