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

Uncertain. Possibly from Proto-Indo-European *(s)kewp- (tuft, cluster, hair on the head), related to Gothic 𐍃𐌺𐌿𐍆𐍄 (skuft, hair of the head), German Schopf (tuft), Albanian çup (without tail, maimed).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit


  1. sheaf; bundle

Descendants edit