kʷrep-


kʷrep-
Body, form, appearance. Probably a verbal root meaning “to appear.”
1. Suffixed form *kʷrep-es-. midriff, from Old English hrif, belly from Germanic *hrefiz-.
2. Suffixed zero-grade form *kʷr̥p-es-. corporal1, corporal3, corporate, corporeal, corposant, corps, corpse, corpulence, corpus, corpuscle, corsage, corse, corset; leprechaun, from Latin corpus, body, substance.
 
[Pokorny 1. krep- 620.]

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