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Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/kīnaną

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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 Pre-Germanic *ǵey-n-, originally a nasal-present from Proto-Indo-European *ǵey- (to split; sprout).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

*kīnaną

  1. to split open, sprout, germinate

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ReferencesEdit

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