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Appendix:Proto-Germanic/hnaskuz

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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

From Proto-Indo-European *knes- (to scrape, scratch, rub), from Proto-Indo-European *ken- (to scrape, scratch, rub). Cognate with Sanskrit किक्नस (kiknasa, crushed grain, meal, grits), Lithuanian knìsti (to dig up, tear apart).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

*hnaskuz

  1. soft, tender, yielding

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