Word Family - Sleep

October theme: Nighttime 🌃

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sleep, avalanche, lip, lobe

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    • Proto-Indo-European *(s)leh₂b- to hang loosely, to be weak, lip, to lick
      • Proto-Indo-European *(s)leh₂be-ti to fall down? to relax? primary verb
        • Germanic *slēpaną to sleep
          • East Germanic
            • Gothic 𐍃𐌻𐌴𐍀𐌰𐌽 slēpan to sleep
              • Crimean Gothic schlipen to sleep
          • West Germanic
            • Old English slǣpan to sleep
              • English sleep
            • Frankish *slāpan
              • Dutch slapen to sleep
            • Old High German slāfan to sleep
              • German schlafen to sleep
              • Yiddish שלאָפֿן shlofn to sleep
        • Indo-Iranian
          • Iranian
            • West Iranian
              • Kurdish liv movement, flapping
        • Italic
          • Latin labō I totter, I waver
          • Latin lābor I slip, I glide, I flow
            • Latin lābilis slipping, slippery
              • English labile
            • Latin lāpsus
              • Western Romance
                • Old French
                  • English lapse
            • Latin collābor I collapse
              • English collapse
            • Latin lābēs a fall, a defect, a subsidence
              • Latin lābīna slippery place, landslide
                • Western Romance
                  • Old French avalençhe
                    • French avalanche
                    • English avalanche
                  • Italian valanga avalance
                • Old High German
                  • German Lawine avalance
      • Proto-Indo-European *(s)lh₂p-ti
        • Albanian llapë I sip, I lap, I swallow
        • Old Armenian լափեմ lapʿem to lap up, to lick up
          • Armenian լափել lapʿel to lap up, to lick up
        • Hellenic
          • Ancient Greek λάπτω láptō to sip, to lap
      • Proto-Indo-European *(s)lh₂néb-ti ne-infix imperfective
        • Balto-Slavic
          • Lithuanian lapènti to gobble up
          • Slavic
            • East Slavic
              • Russian ло́пать lópatʹ to gobble up
        • Italic
          • Latin lambō I lick, I lap, I taste
            • Western Romance
              • Italian lambire to lap (of water), to lick (of flame)
              • Spanish lamer to lick
      • Proto-Indo-European *(s)léh₂bō primary noun
        • Germanic *lepô lip
          • North Germanic
            • Old Norse *lepi
              • Danish læbe lip
          • Germanic *lipjô lip diminutive
            • West Germanic
              • Old English lippa lip
                • English lip
              • Frankish *lippa
                • Dutch lip
                • French lippe lip, pouty lip
              • Old High German *lippa
                • German Lippe lip
        • Indo-Iranian *lap-
          • Iranian *lap-
            • West Iranian
              • Old Persian
                • Persian لب lab lip, edge
              • Kurdish lêv lip
      • Proto-Indo-European *(s)loh₂bós agentive noun
        • Hellenic
          • Ancient Greek λοβός lobe
            • Latin lobus
              • French lobe
                • English lobe
              • Translingual Trilobita taxonomic class of trilobites "three-lobed"
                • English trilobite
      • Proto-Indo-European *(s)léh₂bōs
        • Italic
          • Latin labium
            • English labium
            • Spanish labio lip, labium
          • Italic
            • Latin labrum lip, edge, margin, rim
              • Western Romance
                • French lèvre lip
                • Italian labbro lip, labium, edge, rim
              • English labrum
      • Proto-Indo-European *lh₂bel-os
        • Germanic *lapilaz spoon
          • West Germanic
            • Frankish *lapil
              • Dutch lepel spoon
            • Old High German lepfil
              • German Löffel spoon
              • Yiddish לעפֿל lefl spoon
      • Proto-Indo-European *leb-
        • Albanian lëpij I lick
    • Proto-Indo-European *slewbʰ-
      • Germanic
        • West Germanic
          • Old English slype
            • English slip
          • Frankish
            • Dutch slippen to slide, to slip
          • Old High German slupfen
            • German schlüpfen to slip, to hatch
          • Old Saxon
            • Middle Low German slippen
              • English slip
    • Proto-Indo-European *slegʷ-
      • Proto-Indo-European *slegʷos
        • Germanic *slakaz
          • West Germanic
            • Old English slæc slack, lazy
              • English slack
    • Proto-Indo-European *leyǵʰ- to lick
      • Proto-Indo-European *léyǵʰ-ti athematic imperfective
        • Old Armenian լիզեմ lizem to lick, to lap, to destroy
          • Armenian լիզել lizel to lick
        • Balto-Slavic *léiźtei
        • Celtic *ligeti
        • Hellenic *léikʰō
        • Indo-Iranian *ráyždʰi
      • Proto-Indo-European *liǵʰé-ti zero-grade imperfective
        • Indo-Iranian *riĵʰáti
      • Proto-Indo-European *linéǵʰ-ti nasal imperfective
        • Germanic *likkōną to lick
          • West Germanic
            • Old English liccian to lick
              • English lick
        • Italic *lingō
          • Latin lingō I lick
      • Proto-Indo-European *lḗyǵʰs-t s perfective
        • Hellenic
          • Ancient Greek λεῖξαι leîxai
        • Indo-Iranian *Hálikšat

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Collected English words

sleep, labile, lapse, collapse, avalanche, lip, lobe, Trilobita, trilobite, labium, labrum, slip, slip, slack, lick