Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/strīdaną

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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

Probably from Pre-Germanic *streydʰh₁-, a compound of Proto-Indo-European *strey- (to resist) + *dʰeh₁- (to put). Probably related to Latvian strīdēties (to resist, quarrel).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈstriː.ðɑ.nɑ̃/

VerbEdit

*strīdaną[1][2]

  1. to stand upright
  2. to step up to
  3. to endeavour; strive for
  4. to contend; quarrel

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DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Kroonen, Guus (2013) , “*strīdan-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 485
  2. ^ Orel, Vladimir (2003) , “*strīdanan”, in A Handbook of Germanic Etymology, Leiden: Brill, →ISBN, page 381-382