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Appendix:Proto-Germanic/spēnuz

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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 *spē-, *spēy- (chip, shaving, log, length of wood). Cognate with Ancient Greek σφήν (sphḗn, wedge), Sanskrit स्फ्य (sphya, flat piece of wood used as a ritual sword).

NounEdit

*spēnuz m

  1. piece of wood
  2. chip, shaving

DeclensionEdit


DescendantsEdit