Contionary:*ɸir

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This Proto-Coelo-Caric entry contains reconstructed words and roots. As such, the term(s) in this entry are not directly attested, but are hypothesized to have existed based on comparative evidence.

Proto-Coelo-Caric

Pronunciation

(Proto-Coelo-Caric) IPA: /ɸir/

Verb

*ɸir

  1. to grow, cure, become strong, sturdy, condense, (figuratively) to become confident, clear-minded

Descendants

  • Modern Silōs: pirva (*ɸir-ima)
  • Old Carichendan: prishe (< *ɸir ʃe, through metathesis)
    • Modern Carichendan: priyesh (semantic shift follows the original phrasal meaning "to be confident forthward, to be confident in the future" to reach the meaning of "to be hopeful" and ultimately "to hope")