Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/aibraz

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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 Proto-Indo-European *h₂eybʰros (sharp, severe, astringent). Cognate with dialectal Lithuanian aibrùmas (waters in the mouth).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

*aibraz[1]

  1. sharp, bitter
  2. vehement, dire
  3. violent

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Kroonen, Guus (2013), “*aibra-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 7