agu̯(e)sī, aksī

    agu̯(e)sī, aksī
    English meaning: axe
    Deutsche Übersetzung: “Axt”
    Material: Goth. aqizi, O.N. øx, O.E. acus, æx, O.S. acus, accus, O.H.G. achhus, accus, aches, Ger. Axt (Gmc. forms *aqwizi and *akusi have maybe derived according to Zupitza GG. 89 from a gradating *agu̯ésī : *agusi̯ǘs), Gk. ἰξός “ ax, hatchet “
    Note: common Gk. -ĝh- > - ξ- phonetic mutation Lat. ascia “ ax of the carpenters “ (from *acsiü like viscus: ἰξός, vespa from *vepsü). maybe Alb. (*asca) ashka ‘shavings, wood splinter”, (*viscus) vishk, fishk “make thin, wither”.
    References: WP. I 39, WH. I 71, Feist 54 b, Specht Decl. 150, Schwyzer Gk. I 4654.

Proto-Indo-European etymological dictionary. 2015.

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