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Proto-IE: *sneigʷhe-
Nostratic etymology: Nostratic etymology
Meaning: snow, to snow
Tokharian: B śiñcatstse 'snowy' (Adams 629)
Avestan: snaēženti (ayąn) `an einem schneienden Tage', conj. snaēžāt_ `wird schneien'
Old Greek: hom. acc. níph-a `fallender Schnee'; hom. agá-nnipho- `sehr beschneit'; niphetó-s m. `fallender Schnee, Schneesturm'; niphás, -ádos f. `Schneeflocke, -gestöber'; néi̯phei̯, aor. nêi̯psai̯, neiphthē̂nai̯, ft. néi̯psei̯ `es schneit'
Slavic: *snēgъ D; *snēgulja, *snēžīcā, *snēgyrь (разные птицы)
Baltic: *sneĩg-a- c., *sneĩg-u- sb., *snig-teî (prs. sneĩg=) vb., *snaig-[a]- m.
Germanic: *snī(g)w-a- vb.; *snai(g)w-a- m.
Latin: nix, gen. nivis f. `Schnee'; nīvit, -ere `schneien', ninguit, nīnxit, -ere `schneien'
Celtic: *snig-, *snixt- > Ir snigid `es tropft, regnet', snige `Tropfen, Regen', snechta `Schnee'; Cymr nyf `Schnee', nyfio `schneien'
Russ. meaning: снег; идти (о снеге)
References: WP II 695
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