Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/ōbijaną

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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

The causative-iterative formation to a lost strong verb *afaną, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃ep- (to labor, work).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɔː.βi.jɑ.nɑ̃/

VerbEdit

*ōbijaną

  1. to perform, practice

InflectionEdit

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DescendantsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • Kroonen, Guus (2013) , “*ōbjan-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 393