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.

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Unknown; possible vṛddhi gerundive of otherwise unattested strong verb *samaną, from Proto-Indo-European *sem- (together, one).

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  1. seemly, suitable, compatible

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  • Proto-West Germanic: *sōmī
    • Old English: *sōme, *sōm
    • Old Frisian: sōm
    • Old Saxon: sōmi
    • Old High German: *suomi
  • Old Norse: sǿmr