Appendix:Proto-Germanic/wargaz

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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 *wergʰ-, *werǵʰ- (to turn, twist, press, constrict, strangle; enemy, captive), from Proto-Indo-European *wer- (to turn, bend).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

*wargaz m

  1. outlaw, criminal

DeclensionEdit


Derived termsEdit

  • *wargijaną

DescendantsEdit

  • West-Germanic: *wargaz
    • Old English: wearh/wearg, werg
      • Middle English: wari, weri
    • Old Saxon: warg
    • Old Dutch: *warg
      • Middle Dutch: werch, warch
        • Dutch (chiefly in southern dialect, and occassionaly in northern dialect): warg
    • Old High German: warg
  • North-Germanic: *wargaz
    • Old Norse: vargr
      • Icelandic: vargur
      • Faroese: vargur
      • Elfdalian: warg
      • Swedish: varg
      • Danish: varg
  • Finnic: *varɣas
Last modified on 3 August 2013, at 16:24