gʷet-


gʷet-
To say, speak.
1. Basic form *gʷet-. bequeath, quoth, from Old English cwethan, to say, speak, from Germanic *kwithan.
2. Suffixed form *gʷet-ti-. bequest, from Old English -cwis, will, from Germanic *kwessiz.
 
[Pokorny 2. gᵘ̯et- 480.]

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Universalium. 2010.


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