Appendix:Proto-Germanic/berganą

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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 *bʰergʰ- (to take care of, protect, preserve). Cognate to Russian беречь (bereč').

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

*berganą

  1. to take care of
  2. to preserve, to keep
  3. to protect, to save

ConjugationEdit

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Old English: beorgan
    • Middle English: berȝen, berwen
  • Old Saxon: *bergan
  • Old Dutch: *bergan
  • Old High German: bergan
  • Old Norse: bjarga
    • Icelandic: bjarga
    • Faroese: bjarga
    • Old Swedish: biærgha
      • Swedish: bärga
    • Old Danish: biærghæ
      • Danish: bjærge
  • Gothic: 𐌱𐌰𐌹𐍂𐌲𐌰𐌽 (bairgan)
Last modified on 3 August 2013, at 15:53