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Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/bannaną

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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.

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Proto-GermanicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Pre-Germanic *bʰh₂-nw-, a zero grade nu-present form of Proto-Indo-European *bʰeh₂- (to speak), similar in form to Vedic Sanskrit भनति (bhánati).[1] The cluster -nw- seems to have caused gemination; see *kinnuz, *þunnuz for the same development.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

*bannaną

  1. to proclaim, to order
  2. to summon
  3. to ban

InflectionEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Kroonen, Guus (2013) Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill