This Proto-Germanic entry contains reconstructed terms 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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Etymology edit

From Proto-Indo-European *sh₂ún-teros, from *sóh₂w-l̥ ~ *sh₂w-én-s (the sun) +‎ *-teros (directional suffix).

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Adjective edit

*sunþraz (comparative *sunþrizô, superlative *sunþristaz)

  1. south, southern

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Adverb edit

*sunþraz (comparative *sunþrōz, superlative *sunþrōst)

  1. south, southward

Descendants edit

References edit

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