Appendix:Proto-Germanic/þūmô

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This entry contains Proto-Germanic reconstructed words and roots. As such, the term(s) in this entry are not directly attested, but are hypothesized to have existed based on comparative evidence.

Proto-GermanicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *tūm- (to swell, be thick). Cognate with Latin tumeō (swell, puff up, bulge)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

*þūmô m

  1. thumb

DeclensionEdit


DescendantsEdit

  • Old English: þūma
    • Middle English: thoume, thoumbe
  • Old Frisian: thūma
    • North Frisian: tome, töme
    • West Frisian: tomme
  • Old Saxon: thūmo
    • Middle Low German: dūme
      • Low German: Dumen, Dume, Duum
  • Old Dutch: *thūmo
  • Old High German: dūmo
  • Old Norse: *þúmi
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