Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/durzaną

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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 *dʰedʰórse, a reduplicated form of *dʰers- (to be bold), an extension of *dʰer- (to hold, support). Cognate with Sanskrit दधर्ष (dadharṣa) and related to Ancient Greek θάρσος (thársos, courage).[1]

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

*durzaną

  1. to dare

InflectionEdit

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DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Kroonen, Guus (2013) Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN