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Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/īdalaz

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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.

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Proto-GermanicEdit

EtymologyEdit

A denominative adjective, from Pre-Germanic *ih₁tlo- or *ih₁tolos, from Proto-Indo-European *yeh₁-. Related to Russian я́ловый (jálovyj, barren), Latvian jēls (raw, uncooked).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

*īdalaz

  1. idle, void, unused

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DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Kroonen, Guus (2013) Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill