*p-r- “love”

PMA pri “be pleased with” Sanskrit, also pria “beloved” IENH 622: *p[h][a|ë]r- “to be fond of, care for, feel affection for; to be pleased, happy, satisfied, or delighted with” Proto-Nostratic > *pr(e|o)yH (priH- > pri:-) “to be fond of, care for, feel affection for; to be pleased, happy, satisfied, or delighted with” Proto-IndoEuropean pri:n.á:ti “to please, gladden, delight, gratify, to greet, comfort, soothe, propitiate; to be pleased or satisfied with, delight in, enjoy” Sanskrit prí:yate “to be pleased” Sanskrit priyá-h “beloved, dear” Sanskrit premán- “love, affection, kindness, fondness” Sanskrit préyas- “dearer, more agreeable; a lover, a dear friend” Sanskrit pri:ti-h “pleasure, joy, gladness, satisfaction” Sanskrit fri:na:iti “to love, to praise” Avestan fryo: “dear” Avestan rhydd “free” Welsh freis “free” Gothic friyei “freedom” Gothic frei-hals “freedom” Gothic frijon “love” Gothic freidjan “take care of” Gothic frijonds “friend” Gothic friathwa “showing love” Gothic frjá “love” v. Old Norse frjáls “love” Old Norse fríða “adorn” Old Norse fríðr “peace” Old Norse fríðill “lover” Old Norse fre:o “free, noble; joyful” Old English fre:ond “friend; relative; lover” Old English fre:od “affection, friendship; good-will, peace” Old English fre:ogan, fri:gan “free, love” v. Old English fre:o “lady, woman” Old English frioðu “peace” Old English vri:ten “cherish” Old High German prêjõ, prijati “be favorable” Old Church Slavic prijatelI “friend” Old Church Slavic prijazn' “love” Old Church Slavic priêks “joy” Latvian *p[h][a|ë]r- “to be fond of, care for, feel affection for; to be pleased, happy, satisfied or delighted with” Proto-AfroAsiatic *p[h]ar-aH- “to be glad, happy, delighted: to rejoice” Proto-Semitic farih.a “be glad, happy, delighted; rejoice; be gay, merry, cheerful” Arabic farah. “joy, gladness, glee, gaiety, hilarity, mirth, exhilaration, merriment, joy” Arabic farh.a “joy” Arabic farih., fa:rih. “merry, gay, cheerful, joyful, glad, delighted, happy” Arabic fir&h. “be happy” Mehri f&rha:t “happiness” Mehri fo:r&h. “make happy” Mehri fér&h. “be happy, pleased” Jibbali effráh. “make happy” Jibbali farh., f&rh.át “happiness” Jibbali fêreh. “rejoice, be happy” H.arsu:si ferhét “happiness” H.arsu:si fêreh. “make happy” H.arsu:si ifrar “be good” Tuareg fira “relative” Oromo > fira “friend, relative” Borji fira “relative” Gedeo pari “to be affectionate” Dravidian pari “love, affection” Dravidian parivu “affection, love, devotion, piety, delight, pleasure” Dravidian parivu “love” Malayalam paraliga “paramour” Kannada perima “love, affection” Telugu EIEC *priHós “of one's own” thus “dear” and “free” rhydd “free” Welsh fri: “beloved, spouse” Old Norse fre:o “woman” Old English fre:od “love” Old English fre:o “free” Old English fri: “free” Old High German frei-s “free” Gothic frya- “dear” Avestan priyá- “dear” Sanskrit priyáta:- “desire” Sanskrit Frigg Old Norse Frig Old English Frija a goddess Old High German perhaps all derived from pr- “house” of non-IE origin SNE 2 *pEra “be dear, pleasant” Nostratic Afro-Asiatic: ifrar “be good” Tuareg, Berber Indo-European: fry'ng, fria:n “beloved, friend” Parth., Iranian fry-, pry “beloved, friend, dear” Sogd. , Iranian brria- “beloved, friend, dear” Sac. , Iranian Dravidian: pari “to be affectionate, love, affection” Tamil parivu “love” Mal. Chukch.-Kamch.: porelat “rejoice” Chukch. PMA para- “to be fond of”(prefix) Samar-Leyte, Bikol pala- “to be fond of”(prefix) Hiligaynon, Cebuano, Tagalog pili- “to agree with, be attached to” Hawai'i piya- “to delight” Polynesia fia- “to desire” Polynesia VMPSIE fili “to choose” Tongan pîlih “to choose” Malayan pilih “to choose” Javanese pili “to choose” Tagalog fili “choice” Malagasy mi-fidi “to choose” Malagasy Back