*s-gh- “power, strength”

PMA sak “to be able, powerful” Sanskrit, also, sakti “power, strength, ability, energy” (s > h) (k > g) IENH 185: *s[a|ë]g- “to reach, arrive at, attain, achieve, get, obtain” Proto-Nostratic > *s[e|o]g[h]- “to get, obtain” Proto-IndoEuropean *s[a|ë]g- “to reach, arrive at, attain, achieve, get, obtain” Proto-AfroAsiatic *sagha- “to reach, arrive at, achieve, get, obtain” Proto-Uralic EIEC *segh- “hold fast, conquer” Proto-IndoEuropean seg “strong” Old Irish *sagro- haer “stubborn” Middle Welsh hy “clever” Welsh sig-r “victory” Old Norse sigor / sige “victory” Old English sigu / sigi “victory” Old High German derivatives: *seghwr- sigra “conquer” Old Norse sigorian “conquer” Old English sigiro:n “conquer” Old High German ekho: “hold” Greek *si-sghe/o hi:sko: “held” Greek haz- “gain” Avestan hazah “outrage” Avestan sáhate “overcomes” Sanskrit sáhas- “victory” Sanskrit sa:k “hold oneself back” TokharianAB *seghwr ekhurós “firm, strong” Greek sakkuriya “overcome” Hittite sáhuri- “victorious” Sanskrit personal names Sego-marus Gaulish Sego-dunum Gaulish Sigurdh-r Old Norse Sigeweard Old English Sigwart Old High German Hektor? Greek PMA saka- “strong, having spiritual power” Saa, Ulawa, Are'are sakanga- “strength” Saa, Ulawa sikan- “strong, strength” Kapampangan, Manobo sakahi- “to strenghten” Aneityum sikhay- “diligence, assiduity” Tagalog sakit- “endeavor, effort” Tagalog hiki- “to be able, can” Hawai'i sigsa- “energy, assiduity” Tagalog sigla- “animation, liveliness” Tagalog sigir- “to strengthen” Efate Back