Word Matrix: D ('set, put')
Back at the end of July, I investigated the words and . I undercovered the base , but I misidentified the meaning. As Gina Cooke of Linguistic Educators Exchange pointed out to me on Twitter, at least two distinct base elements exist. The words and come from the PIE root *do- 'to give.' A handful of related words come from the PIE root *dhe- 'to put, place': , , , and . 'set, put' from -dere 'put,' from PIE root *dhe- 'to put, place' Words Sums abs + con + D -> abscond abs +