Word Family - Queer

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torque, torch, queer, intricate

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  • Proto-Indo-European *terkʷ- to turn
    • Proto-Indo-European *terkʷti
      • Anatolian
        • Hittite 𒋻𒆪𒉿𒀭𒍣 tarku-zi performs a round dance, dances in twisting manner
    • Proto-Indo-European *terkʷeti
      • Albanian tjerr I spin
      • Hellenic
        • Mycenaean Greek *to-ro-qe
          • Mycenaean Greek 𐀵𐀫𐀤𐀍𐀕𐀜 to-ro-qe-jo-me-no ?
          • Mycenaean Greek 𐀁𐀵𐀫𐀣𐀲 e-to-ro-qa-ta oar holder, twisted leather thong
          • Mycenaean Greek 𐀵𐀫𐀦 to-ro-qo rope-maker
    • Proto-Indo-European *torkʷéyeti causative
      • Italic *torkʷeō
        • Latin torqueō I twist, I spin, I torment
          • Sardinian tòrchere
          • Eastern Romance
            • Romanian a toarce to spin (yarn)
          • Western Romance
            • French tordre to twist, to wring, to bend
            • Italian torcere to twist, to wring, to bend
            • Spanish torcer to twist, to bend, to sprain
          • English torque
          • Latin tortus twisted, spun, tormented
            • Eastern Romance
              • Romanian tort thead (spun from hemp)
            • Western Romance
              • Old French tort injury, misdeed
                • English tort
                • French tort fault, error
              • Italian torto twisted, bent, crooked
              • Spanish tuerto tort, offense, one-eyed
            • Latin torta (panis) a kind of bread or pastry
              • Eastern Romance
                • Romanian turtă cake
              • Western Romance
                • French tourte meat pie
                • French tarte pie, tart
                  • English tart
                • Italian torta pie, tart, cake
                  • Spanish torta cake, pie, tart, sandwich on a roll
                    • English torta
                  • German Torte a light cake with whipped eggs or cream
                    • English torte
            • Latin tortūra twisting, torture
              • Western Romance
                • French torture tortue
                  • English torture
            • Latin torsiō wringing, cripping, colic
              • Western Romance
                • Spanish torzón enteritis
              • French torsion torsion, act of twisting
                • English torsion
              • Italian torsione torsion, gymnastics twist
              • Spanish torsión torsion, twisting
            • Medieval Latin tortia twisted roll of fiber, torch
              • Western Romance
                • French toche torch
                  • English torch
          • Latin torculum wine or oil press
            • Western Romance
              • Italian torchio press, esp. olive oil press
              • French treuil winch, hoist
              • Spanish trullo prison
            • Albanian tork beam of an oil or wine press
    • Proto-Indo-European *térkʷos intensive adjective
      • Germanic *þwerhaz cross, adverse metathesized from *térkʷos to *tʷérkos
        • East Germanic
          • Gothic 𐌸𐍅𐌰𐌹𐍂𐌷𐍃 þwairhs angry
        • North Germanic
          • Old Norse þvert
            • Danish tvært contrary to
            • English thwart
        • West Germanic
          • Frankish *thwerh
            • Dutch dwars in a crosswise direction, slantwise, rebellious
          • Old High German dwerah
            • German quer crosswise, across
              • German queren to cross
          • Old Saxon thwerh contrary, bent, crooked
            • Middle Low German dwer/quer
              • Scots queer
                • English queer
    • Proto-Indo-European *terkʷús noun
      • Indo-Iranian
        • Indo-Aryan
          • Sanskrit तर्कु tarku spindle
      • Tocharian
        • Arshian tark earring
    • Proto-Indo-European *tŕ̥kʷos noun
      • Balto-Slavic
        • Slavic *tъ̑rkъ a run, a sprint
          • South Slavic
            • Old Church Slavonic тръкъ trŭkŭ
            • Serbo-Croatian тр̑к tȓk a run, the act of running
          • Slavic *tъrčiti to run, to sprint
            • Serbo-Croatian тр̀чати tr̀čati to run
    • Proto-Indo-European *trkʷeh₂? noun
      • Italic
        • Latin trīcae trifles, toys, hindrances, impediments
          • Western Romance
            • Old French
              • French tricher to cheat
              • English trick
          • Latin extrīcō I disentanle, I extricate, I free
            • Eastern Romance
              • Romanian a strica to spoil, to ruin
            • Western Romance
              • Italian strigare to unravel
            • English extricate
          • Latin intrīcō I entangle, I perplex, I embarass
            • Western Romance
              • Italian intricare to tangle, to complicate
                • French intrigue intrigue
                  • English intrigue
            • Latin intrīcātus
              • English intricate
      • Tocharian
        • Kushean trik- mistake, error, go astray

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Collected English words

torque, tort, tart, torta, torte, torture, torsion, torch, thwart, queer, trick, extricate, intrigue, intricate