Appendix:Proto-Germanic/krakōną

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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 *gArg-, *grā- (to crow, shout), from Proto-Indo-European *ger- (to make a sound, cry hoarsely). Cognate with Lithuanian girgždėti (to creak, squeak).

VerbEdit

*krakōną

  1. to crack; crackle; shriek

ConjugationEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Old English: cracian, ċearcian; ċiercian
  • Old Frisian: *krakja
    • West Frisian: kreakje
  • Old Saxon: *krakōn
  • Old Frankish: *krakōn
  • Old High German: krahhōn
Last modified on 29 August 2013, at 22:31