Appendix:Proto-Germanic/swelganą

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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 *swelk- (to gulp), from Proto-Indo-European *swel- (to drink, swallow).

VerbEdit

*swelganą

  1. to gulp, gobble, swallow, devour
  2. to revel

ConjugationEdit

Related termsEdit

  • *swalgiz

DescendantsEdit

  • Old English: swelgan
    • Middle English: swelȝen, swelwen, swolȝen, swolwen
  • Old Saxon: *swelgan (in combinations: farswelgan)
    • Middle Low German: swelgen
  • Old Dutch: *swelgan
    • Middle Dutch: swelghen
  • Old High German: swelgan, swelhan, swelahan
    • Middle High German: swëlgen
      • German: schwelgen
  • Old Norse: svelga
Last modified on 30 August 2013, at 01:56