reug- / Indo-European roots

Examples of words with the root reug-: eruct, reek.


To vomit, belch; smoke, cloud. Oldest form h1reug-.

1. reek from Old English rēocan, to smoke, reek, and rēcan, to fumigate, from Germanic *reukan.
2. Suffixed zero-grade form *rug-to-. eruct from Latin rūctāre, to belch.

[In Pokorny reu-b- 871.]

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