Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/bēriz

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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

Vṛddhi gerundive of *beraną (to bear).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

*bēriz

  1. bearable, fruitful, viable
  2. pertaining to bearing, carrying

InflectionEdit


DescendantsEdit

Often found in compounds or as a suffix.

ReferencesEdit

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