Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/smittōną

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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

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈsmit.tɔː.nɑ̃/

Etymology 1Edit

From Pre-Germanic *smidnéh₂-, a zero-grade iterative to *smītaną (to strike).

VerbEdit

*smittōną

  1. to strike
InflectionEdit

The original paradigm consisted of two stem variants, *smitt- against *smit-.

DescendantsEdit
  • Old High German: *smizzōn
  • Old Norse: *smitta, *smita

Etymology 2Edit

Derived from *smittǭ (stain, smear).

VerbEdit

*smittōną

  1. to stain, smear
InflectionEdit
DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Kroonen, Guus, Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill, 2013, →ISBN