Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/hlināną

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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 *ḱley- (to lean). Cognate with Latin clīnō (slope, incline, bend), Ancient Greek κλίνω (klínō, bend, slant, lean).

VerbEdit

*hlināną

  1. to lean

InflectionEdit

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DescendantsEdit

Further readingEdit

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