Appendix:Proto-Germanic/blīþiz

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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 *blī-, *bli- (to shine, gleam, glow; be light, be glad), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰlī- (light, fine, pleasant), from *bʰlē-, *bʰel- (to shine). Cognate with Lithuanian bliva (violet).

AdjectiveEdit

*blīþiz

  1. serene, mild
  2. pleasant, pleasing, delightful, friendly

DeclensionEdit


Derived termsEdit

  • *blīþiskapiz
  • *blīþijaną
  • *blīþǭ
  • *blīþisjō
  • *blīþiþō

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Old English: blīþe
  • Old Frisian: *blīthe, *blīth, *blīd (in compounds)
  • Old Saxon: blīthi
    • Middle Low German: blīde
      • Low German: blide, blyde
  • Old Dutch: blīthi
  • Old High German: blīdi, plīdi
    • Middle High German: blīde
  • Old Norse: blíðr
  • Gothic: 𐌱𐌻𐌴𐌹𐌸𐍃 (bleiþs)
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