Appendix:Proto-Germanic/spīwaną

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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 *(s)ptēiw-, *(s)ptyēw- (to spit, vomit). Cognate with Latin spuō (spit, verb), Ancient Greek πτύω (ptuō, spit, vomit), Old Armenian թուք (tʿukʿ), Old Church Slavonic пльвати (plĭvati), Sanskrit ष्ठीवति (ṣṭhīvati).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈspiː.wɑ.nɑ̃/

NounEdit

*spīwaną

  1. to spew, to spit

ConjugationEdit

DescendantsEdit

Last modified on 4 September 2013, at 13:22