Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/kaldāną

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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 *kaldaz (cold) +‎ *-āną.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈkɑl.dɑː.nɑ̃/

VerbEdit

*kaldāną[1]

  1. to become cold

InflectionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • West Germanic: *kaldēn
    • Old English: cealdian
    • Old High German: kaltēn
  • Old Norse: kalda

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Orel, Vladimir (2003) , “*kaldēnan”, in A Handbook of Germanic Etymology, Leiden: Brill, →ISBN, page 209