This Proto-Germanic entry contains reconstructed terms 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-Germanic edit

Etymology edit

From *þreutaną (to harass, weary) +‎ *-janą.[1]

Pronunciation edit

IPA(key): /ˈθrau̯.ti.jɑ.nɑ̃/

Verb edit


  1. To exhaust

Inflection edit

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References edit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Kroonen, Guus (2013), “*þrautjan-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 545