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Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/maganą

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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 *(me)mógʰe, from *megʰ-.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

*maganą

  1. to be able, may

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Usage notesEdit

The main distinction between *kunnaną and *maganą is that the former deals with one's own capabilities, whereas the latter indicates ability due to favourable circumstances not under one's control.

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