Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/brinnaną

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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

Kroonen reconstructs Pre-Germanic *bʰrénuh₁e-, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰrewh₁-.[1]

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

*brinnaną[1][2]

  1. to burn, to be on fire

InflectionEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

Many of these descendants have been merged with the causative *brannijaną.

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Kroonen, Guus (2013) , “*brinnan-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 77-78
  2. ^ Orel, Vladimir (2003) , “*brennanan”, in A Handbook of Germanic Etymology, Leiden: Brill, →ISBN, page 56