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Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/finþaną

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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

From Proto-Indo-European *pent- (to go, pass; path, bridge).

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*finþaną

  1. to find, to discover, to come upon

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In West Germanic, -d- was generalized early on, widely hindering the effects of the nasal spirant law.