belonging to or consisting of those branches of the Indo-European family in which
alveolar or palatal fricatives, as the sounds (s) or (sh), developed in ancient times from Proto-Indo-European palatal stops: the satem branches are Indo-Iranian, Armenian, Slavic, Baltic, and Albanian.
< Avestan satəm
hundred (cognate with Latin centum;
), exemplifying in s-
the outcome of Indo-European palatal stops characteristic of the group
is always a great word to know.
So is zedonk. Does it mean: