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Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/bidjaną

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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 *gʷʰédʰyeti, from *gʷʰedʰ- (to ask for; beseech).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

*bidjaną

  1. to make a request (of/for);
  2. (transitive, +accu) to ask (of person)
  3. (transitive, +gen) to request, ask (for something)

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