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Baltic etymology :

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Proto-Baltic: *war̃d-a- c., *wir̃d-a- m.
Meaning: word, name
Indo-European etymology: Indo-European etymology
Lithuanian: var̃da-s `(Vor)name, Benennung, Titel'
Lettish: vā̀rds `Wort, Rede; Versprechen; Name', pl. vā̀rdi `Formular'; Zauberworte, -formel, Besprechung'
Old Prussian: wīrds 'Wort'
baltet-meaning,baltet-prnum,baltet-lith,baltet-lett,baltet-oprus,

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Indo-European etymology :

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Proto-IE: *werdh-
Meaning: word
Baltic: *war̃d-a- c., *wir̃d-a- m.
Germanic: *wurd-a- n.
Latin: verbum, -ī n. `Wort'
Other Italic: Umbr verfale `templum'
Russ. meaning: слово
piet-meaning,piet-balt,piet-germ,piet-lat,piet-ital,piet-rusmean,

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Germanic etymology :

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Proto-Germanic: *wurda-n
Meaning: word
IE etymology: IE etymology
Gothic: wɔrd n. (a) `word'
Old Norse: orδ n. `Wort; Rede, Gruss'
Norwegian: ord
Swedish: ord
Danish: ord
Old English: word
English: word
Old Frisian: word
Old Saxon: word
Middle Dutch: woort n.
Dutch: woord n.
Old Franconian: wort
Middle Low German: wort
Old High German: wort (8.Jh.)
Middle High German: wort (bair., österr., alem. wort, wart) st. n. 'name; wort'
German: Wort n.
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Pokorny's dictionary :

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Number: 2167
Root: u̯er-6
English meaning: to talk, speak
German meaning: `feierlich sagen, sprechen'
General comments: auch u̯ere-, u̯rē-
Derivatives: u̯re/o-to-, u̯rēto- `Gebot', u̯er-dho- n., u̯or-dho- n., u̯r̥-dho- n. `Wort'
Material: Av. urvāta- n. `Bestimmung, Gebot' (= ῥητόν), woneben von der leichten Basis *u̯ere-: av. urvata- n. `Bestimmung' = ai. vratá- n. `Gebot, Satzung, Gelübde', und aksl. rota `Eid'; ablaut. apr. wertemmai `wir schwören';

    gr. εἴρω `sage' (*ερι̯ω), Fut. ep. ion. ἐρέω, att. ἐρω̃, Pass. Aor. ion. εἰρέθην (*ἐρέθην), att.ἐρρήθην (*ερήθην), Perf. εἴρη-κα, -μαι diss. aus *ερη-, vgl. geneuertes arg. ερημένα; ῥητός `verabredet = festgesetzt', ῥήτωρ, äol. ρήτωρ `Redner', ῥήτρα, el. ρά̄τρᾱ f. `Spruch, Vertrag', diss. zu kypr. ρήτα, wovon εὐρητάσατυ `Vertrag, Gesetz', ῥη̃μα `Wort', ῥη̃σις `Rede', εἴρων `einer, der sich verstellt' (*ερι̯ων), εἰρωνεία `Verstellung';

    russ. vru (*vьrǫ), vratь `lügen, faseln', mit k-Suffix (*u̯orkā): russ. vráka `leeres Geschwätz', aksl. vračь (*u̯orki̯os) `Arzt (*Besprecher), Zauberer, Hexenmeister';

    hitt. u̯erii̯a- `rufen, beauftragen', Partikel -u̯ar- eigentlich `sagte';

    vielleicht (trotz Vasmer 2, 508 f. und oben S. 860) hierher baltoslav. u̯rēk-, u̯rek- in lit. rėkiù, rė̃kti, lett. rēkt `schreien', rę̃kuôt `sich unterhalten', aksl. rekǫ, rešti `sagen', ablaut. aksl. rokъ `Frist, Termin', rěčь `Anklage' und *u̯rōk- in germ. got. wrōhs `Anklage', wrōhjan `beschuldigen' = west-germ. *wrōgjan, ahd. ruogen, nhd. rügen;

    dh-Erweiterung u̯er-dho- usw.:

    Gr. βέρθει φθέγγει̃αι Hes. (Specht KZ 59, 65);

    lat. verbum `Wort' (nicht aus *vorbom wegen:) umbr. uerfale `templum';

    got. waurd, ahd. wort usw. `Wort' = apr. wirds `Wort'; lit. var̃das `Name'.

References: WP. I 283 f., WH. II 756 f., Trautmann 238, 360, Vasmer 1, 234 f., 2, 539, Frisk 469 ff.;
See also: hierher wohl u̯rek-.
Pages: 1162-1163
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