Appendix:Proto-Germanic/hlahtraz

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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 *klek- (to shout), from Proto-Indo-European *kelā-, *klā- (to call, shout). Cognate with Latin calō (call, summon).

NounEdit

*hlahtraz m

  1. laughter

DeclensionEdit


Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Old English: hleahtor
    • Middle English: laghter, laȝter
      • Scots: lachter, lauchter
      • English: laughter
  • Old Saxon: *hlahtar
    • Middle Low German: lachter
  • Old High German: lahtar, hlahtar
    • Middle High German: lahter, gelehter
  • Old Norse: hlátr
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