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Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/mētiz

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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

A long-grade verbal adjective derived from *metaną.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

*mētiz

  1. estimable

InflectionEdit


Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Old English: mǣte
  • Old Saxon: *māti
  • Old High German: māzi
    • Middle High German: mæze
  • Old Norse: mætr

ReferencesEdit

  • Kroonen, Guus (2013) Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill