Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/dōną

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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
*dʰeh₁-

From two related Proto-Indo-European verbs:

  • Present tense from the perfective *dʰéh₁t, although the o-grade is unexpected.
  • Past tense from the past of the reduplicated imperfective *dʰédʰeh₁ti.

Both originate from the root *dʰeh₁-.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

*dōną

  1. to do, make
  2. to put, place

ConjugationEdit

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit