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Are pignus (pledge), pinguedo (fat), and piger (lazy person) etymologically related?

de Vaan p. 465 says:

The etymology [of pignus] is uncertain, since one can imagine a meaning "pledge, surety" to have originated from many different concrete usages.

Why couldn't "fat" be one of them?

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    no, they come from three different proto-indo-european (PIE) roots
    – user10176
    Commented Oct 26, 2021 at 19:23
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    @Laravel Perhaps you can turn your comment into an answer. de Vaan p. 465 says "The etymology [of pignus] is uncertain, since one can imagine a meaning 'pledge, surety' to have originated from many different concrete usages." Why couldn't "fat" be one of them?
    – Geremia
    Commented Oct 26, 2021 at 20:47
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    I'm not a downvoter, but I suspect those who did did so because you don't really give an indication why you think they might be related. Doing so should alleviate that concern, especially since you already hint at it in your above comment.
    – cmw
    Commented Oct 27, 2021 at 14:04

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