Appendix:Proto-Germanic/bidjaną

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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

PIE root
*gʷʰedʰ-

From Proto-Indo-European *gʷʰedʰ- ‎(to ask for; beseech), or from *bʰedʰ- ‎(to bend). See Appendix talk:Proto-Germanic/bidjaną for discussion of which root is more likely.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈbið.jɑ.nɑ̃/

VerbEdit

*bidjaną

  1. to make a request (of/for); ask (+acc of person) (+gen for something)

ConjugationEdit

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