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Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/etaną

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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 *h₁édti, from *h₁ed-.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

*etaną

  1. to eat

InflectionEdit

The past singular is anomalous and has long ē rather than the expected short a (possibly continuing the Proto-Indo-European reduplicated stative *h₁eh₁óde).

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