Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/kreupaną

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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

According to Kroonen, the derivations containing -p(p)- and -b(b)- show that the root was originally Pre-Germanic *kreupp-, from Proto-Indo-European *grewbʰ-, rather than the traditionally given *grewb-.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈkreu̯.pɑ.nɑ̃/

VerbEdit

*kreupaną[1][2]

  1. to twist, to creep

InflectionEdit

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Kroonen, Guus, “*kreupan- ~ *krūpan-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill, 2013, →ISBN, page 304
  2. ^ Orel, Vladimir, “*kreupanan”, in A Handbook of Germanic Etymology[1], Leiden: Brill, 2003, →ISBN, page 221