Appendix:Proto-Germanic/kahwō

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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

  • *kawō

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *gow- (to caw, crow, shout). Cognate with Lithuanian dialectal gauti (to howl), Lithuanian gaũsti (to hum, buzz, drone), Russian го́вор (góvor, dialect, idiom, speech), Old Irish guth (voice), Sanskrit [script?] (gávate, he sounds). Related to Old English ċīeġan (to cry out, call, call upon, invoke). [Devanagari?]

NounEdit

*kahwō f

  1. jackdaw; crow

DeclensionEdit


Related termsEdit

  • *kawjaną

DescendantsEdit

Last modified on 30 August 2013, at 15:29