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.

Proto-Germanic edit

Etymology edit

From *dreusaną (to fall) +‎ *-janą.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈdrɑu̯.zi.jɑ.nɑ̃/

Verb edit


  1. to make fall, to cast down

Inflection edit

Descendants edit

References edit

  1. ^ Kroonen, Guus (2013) “*drauzjan-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 101
  2. ^ Orel, Vladimir (2003) “*drausjanan ~ *drauzjanan”, in A Handbook of Germanic Etymology[1], Leiden: Brill, →ISBN, page 75