wemə- / Indo-European roots

Examples of words with the root wemə-: emesis, emetic, nux vomica, vomit, vomitory, wamble.


To vomit.

Oldest form *wemh1-.
1. wamble from Middle English wam(e)len, to feel nausea, stagger, from a Scandinavian source probably akin to Old Norse vamla, qualm, and Danish vamle, to become sick, from Germanic *wam-.
2. vomit; nux vomica from Latin vomere, to vomit.
3. emesis, emetic from Greek emein, to vomit.

[Pokorny u̯em- 1146.]

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