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Appendix:Proto-Germanic/helmaz

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This Proto-Germanic entry contains 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

Probably from Proto-Indo-European *kelmo-s (to cover, to hide); compare *ḱel- (to hide, protect).[1] Cognate to Proto-Germanic *helaną, Latin clam, Latin celo.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

*helmaz m

  1. helmet

DeclensionEdit


DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ “Helm” in: Friedrich Kluge, “Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache” , 22. Auflage, 1989, bearbeitet von Elmar Seebold, ISBN 3-11-006800-1