Word Family - Fire

September theme: Fire 🔥

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pyro-, empyrean, fire

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  • Proto-Indo-European *péh₂- presumed verb root
    • Proto-Indo-European *péh₂wr̥ fire, bonfire
      • Anatolian
        • Hittite 𒉺𒀪𒄯 pa-aḫ-ḫur fire, torch, campfire, fever
      • Balto-Slavic
        • Slavic *pyrь remains of a fire, ashes, cinders
          • East Slavic
            • Russian пыре́й pyréj couch grass
          • West Slavic
            • Polish perz couch grass
            • Polish perzyna embers
      • Hellenic
        • Mycenaean Greek 𐀢 pu fire
        • Ancient Greek πῦρ pûr fire, lightning, fever
          • Greek πυρ pyr fire
            • Greek πυροσβεστική pyrosvestikí fire department
          • English pyro-
          • Ancient Greek πυρᾱ́ purā́ funeral pyre
            • Greek πυρά pyrá pyre
            • Latin pyra pyre
              • English pyre
          • Ancient Greek πῠρρός purrhós flame-colored, red
            • Ancient Greek Πῠ́ρρος Púrrhos personal name
              • Latin Pyrrhus
                • English pyrrhic
          • Ancient Greek ἐμπύριος empúrios fiery "on-fire"
            • Latin empyreus
              • English empyrean
      • Italic
        • Umbrian 𐌐𐌉𐌓 pir fire
      • Tocharian
        • Arshian por fire
        • Kuchean puwar fire
      • Proto-Indo-European *ph₂wṓr fire (collective)
        • Old Armenian
          • Armenian հուր hur fire
        • Germanic *fōr fire
          • East Germanic
            • Gothic 𐍆𐍉𐌽 fōn fire
              • Portuguese fona spark
          • North Germanic
            • Old Norse fúrr fire dative:
              • Danish fyr fire, lighthouse, boiler
              • Icelandic funi fire
          • West Germanic
            • Old English fȳr fire
              • English fire
                • Japanese ファイヤー faiya- fire- compounds
            • Frankish *fuir
              • Dutch vuur fire, heater
            • Old High German fiur fire
              • German Feuer fire
              • Yiddish פֿײַער
      • Proto-Indo-European *ph₂wén-s fire-place
        • Old Armenian
          • Armenian հնոց hnocʿ

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Collected English words

pyro-, pyre, pyrrhic, empyrean, fire