Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/abraz

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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 Pre-Germanic *h₃(e)prós, equivalent to the lost strong verb *afaną +‎ *-raz.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

*abraz[1]

  1. strong, severe, exceeding, immense, great, huge, terrible

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DescendantsEdit

  • Old Norse: afar (in compounds); æfr (possibly also from *aibraz)
  • Gothic: 𐌰𐌱𐍂𐍃 (abrs)

ReferencesEdit

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