Appendix:Proto-Germanic/spēnuz

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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

From Proto-Indo-European *spē-, *spēy- ‎(chip, shaving, log, length of wood). Cognate with Ancient Greek σφήν ‎(sphḗn, wedge), Sanskrit स्फ्य ‎(sphyá, flat piece of wood used as a ritual sword).

NounEdit

*spēnuz m

  1. piece of wood
  2. chip, shaving

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