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Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/sleutaną

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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.

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Proto-GermanicEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *(s)klewd- (to lock), from Proto-Indo-European *(s)kleh₂w- (nail, hook, pin, key), from Proto-Indo-European *(s)kel- (to crook, bend). Cognate with Latin clāvis (key, bar, bolt), Latin claudō (close), Lithuanian kliudyti (to hamper, obstruct), Old Irish cló (nail).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈsleu̯.tɑ.nɑ̃/

VerbEdit

*sleutaną

  1. to bolt, lock
  2. to shut, close

InflectionEdit

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