Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/taikijaną

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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 *deyḱ- (to show, instruct, tell, point out, explain). Cognate with Latin dīcō (speak, say, tell), Ancient Greek δείκνυμι (deíknumi, show, point out, explain, teach).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈtɑi̯.ki.jɑ.nɑ̃/

VerbEdit

*taikijaną

  1. to show, point out, teach

InflectionEdit

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • West Germanic: *taikijan