Appendix:Proto-Germanic/skurtaz

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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

Origin uncertain. Perhaps from Proto-Indo-European *(s)kerd-, *(s)kert- (short), from Proto-Indo-European *(s)ker- (to cut). Compare Latin curtus (shortened, incomplete).

AdjectiveEdit

*skurtaz

  1. short
  2. lacking, deficient

DeclensionEdit


Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Old English: scort, sceort
  • Old Frisian: *skort
  • Old High German: *skurz, scurz
    • Middle High German: schurz
  • Old Norse: skortr (nominalized)
Last modified on 3 August 2013, at 16:53