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*okw-

Meanings

1.
seeing (with eyes)
(Notable English members of this root are "eye" and the Latin branch around "ocular", "window" and "optic")

Word Family

Root: *okw-

The core idea of this root was:

seeing, eye

It’s the origin of eye and Auge as well as the Latin branch around optic and ocular, which includes words like synopsis.
And it’s also the origin of window, which literally meant “wind eye”.

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