Appendix:Proto-Germanic/kinkōną

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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 *gang-, *ganǵ- (to mock, insult). Cognate with Old Church Slavonic [script?] (gangnati, to murmur, mumble), Sanskrit [script?] (gañja, disrespect). [Devanagari?].

VerbEdit

*kinkōną

  1. to laugh loudly, kink

Related termsEdit

  • *kanką
  • *kankatjaną

DescendantsEdit

  • Old English: *cincian (attested in cincung); *cenċan
    • Middle English: kinken, kynken; kenchen; kinkehost
      • Scots: kink; kinkhoste
      • English: kink; chincough
  • Old Frisian: *kinkja
    • West Frisian: kinkhoast
  • Old Saxon: *kinkōn
    • Middle Low German: *kinken; kinkhōste
  • Old Dutch: *kinkōn
    • Middle Dutch: kincken, kinken; kinkhōste
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