Appendix:Proto-Germanic/knehtaz

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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 *ǵen-, *ǵnē- (to know, recognise).

NounEdit

*knehtaz m

  1. boy, youth
  2. servant, attendant

DeclensionEdit


SynonymsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Old English: cniht, cneht, cneoht
    • Middle English: knight, kniht
      • Scots: knicht, knycht
      • English: knight
  • Old Frisian: kniucht, knecht
    • North Frisian: knecht
    • West Frisian: knjocht
  • Old Saxon: kneht
  • Old Dutch: *kneht
  • Old High German: kneht
    • Middle High German: knëht
Last modified on 30 August 2013, at 01:55