Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/smītaną

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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 *smeyd- (to smear, whick, strike, rub).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

*smītaną[1][2]

  1. to cast; sling; hurl
  2. to hit; strike
  3. to smear; dirty

InflectionEdit

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DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Kroonen, Guus, “*smītan-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill, 2013, →ISBN, page 459
  2. ^ Orel, Vladimir, “*smītanan”, in A Handbook of Germanic Etymology[1], Leiden: Brill, 2003, →ISBN, page 355