May 6, 2017

Etymological lexicon of Late Indo-European

Proto-Indo-European — English, English — Proto-Indo-European Etymological Lexicon

Current Version: 6 (1 OCT 2012)


A complete and detailed English — Proto-Indo-European dictionary from an Excel file is provided in two PDF files in A4 paper size:

Also available for quick reference are the Indo-European Dictionary-Translator tool for Proto-Indo-European — English, English — Proto-Indo-European machine translation and dictionary reference tool. A Latin version (for a higher precision of the original meaning) is also available, and an automatic translation of the English meanings has been published in the German version .

For a detailed English — Proto-Indo-European, Indo-European — English dictionary and etymological notes though, check A Grammar of Modern Indo-European, Third Edition, which includes all known derivatives of those words in the different attested early IE dialects or reconstructed proto-languages. A version for print (PDF) and an HTML version are available for read or download, included in the book’s Appendix II.

Indo-European word formation paradigm, demonstratives, pronouns

Up-to-date versions of these files are included in the latest edition of the Modern Indo-European Grammar

Please note: the first versions of these files, outdated, were released in 2009 and are displayed in Google Sites

Latest Revisions of the Indo-European lexicon

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Versions’ Changes

  • 1 Oct 2012:: (v. 5) New words. additions and corrections to the old data.
  • 3 May 2011:: (v. 4) New words. additions and corrections to the old data.
  • 01 Oct 2009 :: (v. 3) New words. additions and corrections to the old data.
  • 09 Jan 2009 :: (v. 2) Full revision of the vocabulary.