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-Germanic edit

Etymology edit

From *lustuz (lust) +‎ *-janą.

Pronunciation edit

IPA(key): /ˈlus.ti.jɑ.nɑ̃/

Verb edit


  1. to lust, desire

Inflection edit

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References edit

  1. ^ Kroonen, Guus (2013) “*lustu-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 345:*lustjan-
  2. ^ Orel, Vladimir (2003) “*lustjanan~*lustōjanan”, in A Handbook of Germanic Etymology[1], Leiden: Brill, →ISBN, page 251