Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/gunþiz

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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
*gʷʰen-

From Proto-Indo-European *gʷʰéntis ‎(act of killing, blow), from *gʷʰen- ‎(to strike). Equivalent to a hypothetical verb *benaną (from which *banô ‎(murderer), *banjō ‎(wound), with *gw- > *b-) +‎ *-þiz.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

*gunþiz f

  1. battle

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DescendantsEdit

In addition to these regular words, the word also survives in many personal names.