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Appendix I

Indo-European Roots
 
ENTRY:akw--
DEFINITION:Water. 1. ait; island, from Old English g, eg, island, from Germanic *auj, “thing on the water,” from *agwj. 2. aqua, aquarelle, aquarium, aquatic, aqui-, ewer, gouache; aquamarine, aquatint, aquavit, aqueduct, sewer1, from Latin aqua, water. (Pokorny ak- 23.)
 
 
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