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Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/hwītaz

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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 *ḱweydos, a byform of *ḱweytos (bright; shine). Compare Proto-Slavic *světъ.

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AdjectiveEdit

*hwītaz

  1. white
    Synonyms: *blaikaz, *blankaz

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Colors in Proto-Germanic · *farwôz (layout · text)
     *blaikaz, *blankaz, *hwītaz      *falwaz, *grēwaz, *haswaz      *blakaz, *swartaz      *brūnaz, *erpaz
                          *raudaz                           *gelwaz
             *grōniz              *grōniz                           *blēwaz
             *blēwaz              *blēwaz, *hēwjaz              *blēwaz, *hēwjaz              *baswaz, *gudawabjīnaz