Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/klappōną

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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

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EtymologyEdit

Onomatopoeic and influenced by (or related to) verbs such as *klupjaną (to grip, grasp, clasp).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈklɑp.pɔː.nɑ̃/

VerbEdit

*klappōną

  1. To strike or pound (especially two things against each other)
  2. To make loud noises, especially breathing or pulsating.
  3. To chatter.

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