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Appendix:Proto-Germanic/stainaz

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This Proto-Germanic entry contains 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 Pre-Germanic *stoyh₂nos, o-grade from Proto-Indo-European *steyh₂- (to stiffen).[1] Compare Russian стена (stená, wall) and Ancient Greek στῖον (stîon, pebble).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

*stainaz m

  1. stone

DeclensionEdit


DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Guus Kroonen (2013), Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers