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Manfred:
Hello everyone,

I want to learn latin vocabulary systematically on the basis of proto-indo-european roots.
The source/book should list pie roots and latin words derived from them, including words derived by addition of further affixes.

Can anyone recommend something?

Thanks for help,
Manfred

Daniel:
That won't be a very efficient way to learn Latin, but certainly this can be a relevant way to study historical linguistics.

Pokorny's etymological dictionary of PIE roots, originally written in German (e.g.  and https://archive.org/details/indogermanisches02pokouoft), is available in English translation here: https://archive.org/details/Indogermanisches-Etymologisches-Woerterbuch -- or https://indo-european.info/pokorny-etymological-dictionary/index.htm or https://marciorenato.files.wordpress.com/2012/01/pokorny-julius-proto-indo-european-etymological-dictionary.pdf (Note that the 'Indo-European Revival Association' isn't a historical linguistics group per se but an effort to actually revise, and therefore in some ways extend/amend Proto-Indo-European for modern usage, but their version of Pokorny's dictionary is probably not changed much.)

Joustos:

--- Quote from: Manfred on June 18, 2017, 01:28:00 PM ---Hello everyone,
I want to learn latin vocabulary systematically on the basis of proto-indo-european roots.
The source/book should list pie roots and latin words derived from them, including words derived by addition of further affixes.
.....
Manfred

--- End quote ---
You already have some wise answers, yet you or your readers should realize that it would take many years for you to say in Latin, " Then the wolf said to the lamb: since you mud my water, I have to eat you up." Or you can reconstruct Aesop's fable, which was retold in Latin as "Lupus et Agnus". To go from these two words to the proposed sentence: Deinde agno lupus dixit...., you must learn how to specify who is speaking to whom by studying some available grammar. The Indo-European roots will not tell you how "loqui latine" [to speak Latin]. Good luck.

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