girtwei

Old PrussianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Balto-Slavic *girH-, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷerH- (to welcome, greet, praise). Cognates include Sanskrit गृणाति (gṛṇā́ti, to praise), Latin grātus (welcome), Old Church Slavonic жрьти (žrĭti, to sacrifice) and Lithuanian gìrti (to praise).

VerbEdit

girtwei

  1. to praise
Last modified on 27 August 2013, at 21:15