This Proto-Germanic entry contains reconstructed terms 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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Etymology edit

From Proto-Indo-European *h₃bʰrúHs (eyebrow, rim, edge). Cognate with Lithuanian brùvē (brow), Old Irish brū (edge, shore), Russian бровь (brovʹ, eyebrow).

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Noun edit

*brūwō f

  1. eyebrow

Inflection edit

ō-stemDeclension of *brūwō (ō-stem)
singular plural
nominative *brūwō *brūwôz
vocative *brūwō *brūwôz
accusative *brūwǭ *brūwōz
genitive *brūwōz *brūwǫ̂
dative *brūwōi *brūwōmaz
instrumental *brūwō *brūwōmiz

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