Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/līþaną

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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 Proto-Indo-European *leyt- (to go, depart, die).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

*līþaną[1][2]

  1. to go; pass
  2. to go through

InflectionEdit

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DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Kroonen, Guus (2013), “*līþan-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 340
  2. ^ Orel, Vladimir (2003), “*līþanan”, in A Handbook of Germanic Etymology, Leiden: Brill, →ISBN, page 248