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Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/stīfaz

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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 Pre-Germanic *stéypos, from Proto-Indo-European *steyp- (stiff, erect). Related to Latin stīpō (to compress).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

*stīfaz

  1. stiff, rigid

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ReferencesEdit

  • De Vaan, Michiel (2008) Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill