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Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/dumbaz

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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

Probably from Proto-Indo-European *dʰm̥bʰos (compare Ancient Greek θάμβος (thámbos)), from Proto-Indo-European *dʰewbʰ- (to whisk, smoke, darken, obscure; to confuse, stupefy).[1].

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AdjectiveEdit

*dumbaz

  1. dumb, mute, unable to speak

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Kümmel, Martin. 2015. Addenda und Corrigenda zu LIV²