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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
    – Laravel
    Oct 26 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
    Oct 26 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
    Oct 27 at 14:04

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