Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/aigināną

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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 *aiginaz (own) +‎ *-āną.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɑi̯.ɣi.nɑː.nɑ̃/

VerbEdit

*aigināną[1]

  1. to appropriate, take possession

InflectionEdit

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • West Germanic: *aiginēn
    • Old English: āgnian
      • Middle English: ownen
    • Old Saxon: *ēginon
    • Old High German: eigenēn

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Orel, Vladimir (2003), “*aiginōjanan”, in A Handbook of Germanic Etymology, Leiden: Brill, →ISBN, page 6