Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/wesaną

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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

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From two different Proto-Indo-European roots:

VerbEdit

*wesaną

  1. to be
  2. to remain
  3. to exist
ConjugationEdit

This verb is suppletive. The past and imperative are declined with the strong class 5 stem wes-, the remainder with an irregular stem (i)s-.

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Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Indo-European *wes- ‎(to graze). Related to Proto-Celtic *westā ‎(food, feast), Latin vēscor ‎(to make use of).[1]

VerbEdit

*wesaną

  1. to consume, feast
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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Kroonen, Guus (2013) Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 582