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Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/flakkōną

Proto-GermanicEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɸlɑk.kɔː.nɑ̃/

Etymology 1Edit

From Pre-Germanic *plh₂knéh₂-, an iterative formation to *flōkaną (to slap, mourn).

VerbEdit

*flakkōną

  1. to beat
InflectionEdit

The original paradigm consisted of two stem variants, singular *flakk- against non-singular *flag-.

DescendantsEdit
  • Middle English: flacken
  • German: flacken

Etymology 2Edit

Considered by Kroonen to be a secondary o-grade iterative formation to zero-grade *flukkōną (to fly), from *fleuganą (to fly).

VerbEdit

*flakkōną

  1. to flutter
InflectionEdit

The original paradigm consisted of two stem variants, singular *flakk- against non-singular *flag-.

Related termsEdit
DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Kroonen, Guus (2013) Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill