Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/sūkaną

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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 *sug-, *suk- (to suck), from Proto-Indo-European *su-, *sew- (juice, sap). Cognate with Latin sūgō (suck).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

*sūkaną

  1. to suck
  2. to suckle

InflectionEdit

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DescendantsEdit

  • West Germanic: *sūkan
    • Old English: sūcan
    • Old Dutch: *sūcan