Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/kaupô

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This Proto-Germanic entry contains reconstructed terms 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

Borrowed from Latin caupō (innkeeper, shopkeeper), likely a common Mediterranean borrowing separately into Latin and Greek. More at caupō.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

*kaupô m

  1. innkeeper
  2. merchant

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DescendantsEdit

  • Proto-West Germanic: *kaupō
    • Old English: ċīepa, ċȳpa, ċēpa
    • Old High German: koufo, choufo
      • Middle High German: koufe