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raíz f. (Noun) "root"
Early 13th cent. From Latin radicem, accusative of radix 'id.' From Proto-Italic *wrād-ī- 'id.' From Proto-Indo-European *u̯reh2-d-iH- 'id.' From a root *u̯reh2- of unknown meaning.
Indo-European
Romance
Portuguese raiz, Galician raíz, Catalan arrel, French racine, Italian radice, Aromanian arãdãtsinã, Romanian rădăcină, Sardinian raichina
Celtic
Old Irish frém "root," Welsh gwraidd "roots," Breton gwrizenn 'id.,' Old Cornish grueitan 'id.'
Germanic
Gothic waurts "root," Old Norse rót 'id.,' Old High German wurz "herb," Old Saxon wurt 'id.,' Old Dutch wurt 'id.,' Old English wyrt 'id.' (English wort)
Albanian
Tosk rrëzë "root," Gheg rräzë 'id.'
Hellenic
Ancient Greek ῥίζα (rhíza) "root"
Armenian
Armenian argat (?) "root"
Indo-Iranian
Old Persian raēša "root"
Tocharian
B witsako (?) "root"