Appendix:Proto-Germanic/senawō

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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

Alternative formsEdit

  • *siniwō, *senwō

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *senew-, *snēw- (sinew), from Proto-Indo-European *sēy- (to tie, tie to, knit, connect). Cognate with Latin nervus (tendon, nerve), Ancient Greek νεῦρον (neũron, tendon, cord, nerve), Avestan [script?] (snāvar-, tendon, sinew), Sanskrit [script?] (snāvan-, snāván-, tendon, muscle, sinew). [script?] [Devanagari?]

NounEdit

*senawō f

  1. (anatomy) cord, tendon, sinew; nerve

DeclensionEdit


DescendantsEdit

  • Old English: sinu, seono, seonu
    • Middle English: sinewe, synow, sinue
      • Scots: senon, sinnon, sinnow
      • English: sinew
  • Old Frisian: sine, sini, sin
    • North Frisian: sine
    • East Frisian: sine
    • West Frisian: sine, senuw
  • Old Saxon: senewa, sinewa
  • Old Dutch: *senewa
    • Middle Dutch: senewe, senuw, sene
  • Old High German: senawa, sena
    • Middle High German: sënewe
  • Old Norse: sin, sina
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