Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/swelaną

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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 *swel- (to burn), cognate with Lithuanian svìlti (to singe) and Latvian svals (vapor, smoke).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

*swelaną[1][2]

  1. to burn

InflectionEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • West Germanic: *swelan
    • Old English: swelan
    • Old Saxon: *swelan
    • Old High German: *swelan

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Kroonen, Guus (2013) , “*swelan-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, pages 498
  2. ^ Orel, Vladimir (2003) , “*swelanan”, in A Handbook of Germanic Etymology, Leiden: Brill, →ISBN, page 393