Appendix:Proto-Germanic/gantaz

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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 *gʷʰen- (to flourish, be full, swell, abound). Cognate with Lithuanian ganėti (to be enough, be sufficient, suffice), Sanskrit घन (ghaná, compact, solid, dense), Persian آﮔنج (āganj, full, complete), Persian آگندن / آکندن (āgandan, to fill up).

AdjectiveEdit

*gantaz

  1. whole, healthy, sound
  2. all, complete

DeclensionEdit


Derived termsEdit

  • *gantijaną (class III weak)
  • *gantį̄
  • *gantiþō

DescendantsEdit

Last modified on 15 September 2013, at 13:07