Word Family - Weasel

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virus, virulent, weasel, wisent, bison

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  • Proto-Indo-European *weys- slime, poison, flow, melt
    • Proto-Indo-European *wisós action noun, zero-grade variant
      • Hellenic *wihos
        • Ancient Greek ῑ̓ός īós poison, venom
          • Greek ιός iós venom, virus
      • Indo-Iranian *wišás
        • Indo-Aryan *wíṣas
          • Dardic *biṣá
            • Kalasha biṣ poison
          • Sanskrit विष viṣá poison, venom, bane
            • Sauraseni 𑀯𑀺𑀲 visa
              • Madhya
                • Hindi बिस bis
              • Pali
                • Malay bisa poison
                • Thai พิษ pít poison, venom, toxin
                  • Thai มลพิษ mon-lá-pít pollution
            • Hindi विष viṣ poison, venom re-borrowing
            • Telugu విషము viṣamu poison, venom, water
        • Iranian *wíšah
          • Avestan viša poison
        • Uralic *wiša poison, gall, green
          • Finnic *viha poison, greeness
            • Finnic *viherä green
              • Finnish vihreä green
          • Mordvinic
            • Erzya ожо ožo yellow, jaundice
          • Permic
            • Udmurt вож vož green
      • Tocharian *wä́së
        • Arshian wäs poison
        • Kuchean wase poison
    • Proto-Indo-European *weysós action noun, full-grade variant
      • Italic *weisos
        • Latin vīrus slime, poison, venom
          • English virus
          • Latin vīrulentus poisonous
            • English virulent
    • Proto-Indo-European *weysō stink thing? flow thing?
      • Germanic *wisō
        • Germanic *wisulǭ weasel, polecat diminutive
          • North Germanic
            • Old Norse visla weasel
              • Danish væsel weasel
              • Old Norse hreysivisla weasel lit. "den-weasel"
                • Icelandic hreysivisla weasel
          • West Germanic
            • Old English weosule
              • English weasel
            • Frankish *wisala
              • Dutch wezel weasel
            • Old High German wisala
              • German Wiesel weasel
    • Proto-Indo-European *wisn̥tós stinked thing?
      • Germanic *wisund(a)z wild ox
        • East Germanic
          • Gothic *Uisandus
            • Latin Uisandi
              • Western Romance
                • Galician Guisande
        • West Germanic
          • Old English wesend bison, wild ox
          • Old High German wisunt
            • German Wisent wisent, European bison
              • Dutch wisent
              • English wisent
        • Latin bisōn bison
          • Western Romance
            • French bison
              • English bison
        • Ancient Greek βίσονας bison

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Collected English words

virus, virulent, weasel, wisent, bison