Appendix:Proto-Germanic/listiz

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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

Probably formed from the root of *lizaną (to know, understand), from Proto-Indo-European *leys-, *leyǝs- (track, furrow, trail, trace), equivalent to *lizaną +‎ *-þiz. Compare also *liznaną (to learn).

NounEdit

*listiz f

  1. art, craft
  2. cunning, guile

DeclensionEdit


DescendantsEdit

Last modified on 3 August 2013, at 19:35