This version supports English. Please read the following instructions:
The database was prepared by María Teresa Batalla, and the installation by
- To find phrasal verbs or compound words, look for them with hyphens. For example,
"be-afraid", not "be afraid". To exploit the potential of this dictionary-translator software,
you can look up multiple words (e.g. synonyms) at the same time.
- This translator is based on Julius Pokorny's
Indo-European Etymological Dictionary
which can be further looked up as WebHelp at the
Indo-European Etymological Dictionary site.
The work contains derivatives and Proto-Indo-European reconstructions in the different languages.
- You can further look up the roots and their meaning in the
of this dictionary-translator. You can also look up the revised reconstructed
Indo-European words in Fernando López-Menchero's
Proto-Indo-European Etymological Dictionary, which has its
dictionary-translator at Indo-European dictionary-translator.
You can read more about our projects:
Indo-European Language Association projects
Indo-European Linguistics Blog •
Indo-European Languages •
Pokorny's Indo-European Etymological Dictionary •
Modern Indo-European learning course •
A Grammar of Modern Indo-European, Third Edition