Indo-European Etymological Dictionary

The Indo-European Etymological Dictionary (commonly abbreviated IEED) is a research project of the Department of Comparative Indo-European Linguistics at Leiden University, initiated in 1991 by Peter Schrijver and others. It is financially supported by the Faculty of Humanities and Centre for Linguistics of Leiden University, Brill Publishers, and the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research.[1]


The IEED project is supervised by Alexander Lubotsky and Robert Beekes. It aims to accomplish the following goals:

Contributors by branch

Printed works

The project has so far resulted in the following printed works:

See also

Look up Appendix:List of Proto-Indo-European roots in Wiktionary, the free dictionary.


  1. "The Tower of Babel". Retrieved 2012-08-07.

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