Appendix:Proto-Germanic/faimijō

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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

Alternative formsEdit

  • *faimō

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *pēymen- (girl), *poimen- (breast milk), from Proto-Indo-European *peyǝ-, *pewy-, *py- (milk fat, cream; to grow fat). Cognate with Sanskrit [script?] (páyate, pyāyate, to swell, abound, increase, grow). [Devanagari?]

NounEdit

*faimijō f

  1. Young woman, maid, maiden

DeclensionEdit


Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Old Saxon: fēmia, fēmea, fēhmia
  • Old Norse: feima
    • Icelandic: feima
Last modified on 30 August 2013, at 13:56