Appendix:Proto-Germanic/liþuz

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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

Unknown, no known cognates outside Germanic. A relationship with Latin lituus is sometimes suggested, but is doubtful as it is likely a loanword from Etruscan.[1]

NounEdit

*liþuz m

  1. a bend, joint
  2. a body part, limb, member

DeclensionEdit


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DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "lid" in M. Philippa - Etymologisch Woordenboek van het Nederlands, Amsterdam University Press 2009 (etymologiebank)
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