The Proto-Indo-European word *dhegʷh-
Word *dhegʷh-
Meaning to burn
See also Tocharian B: tsakṣtär ‘to burn’
Avestan: dažaiti ‘to burn’
Old Persian: θav ‘to burn’
Synonyms *h₁eus-, *swelp-, *dehau-, *ĝwelhₓ-, *h₂ehₓ-

Comments
Lith. degti, Ltv. degt, Lat. fovēre, Russ. sžigat', žgučij, d'ogot' Alb. djek, Ir. daig/, Skr. dahati, Av. dažaiti, Old Prussian dagis, Pers. /dāġ, Gk. theptanos/, Toch. tsäk/tsäk, OCS žešti, Polish żgę