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Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/liþuz

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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

Unknown, no known cognates outside Germanic. A relationship with Latin lituus is sometimes suggested, but is doubtful as it is likely a loanword from Etruscan.[1]

NounEdit

*liþuz m

  1. a bend, joint
  2. a body part, limb, member

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Philippa, Marlies; Debrabandere, Frans; Quak, Arend; Schoonheim, Tanneke; van der Sijs, Nicoline (2003–2009), “lid”, in Etymologisch woordenboek van het Nederlands (in Dutch), Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press