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Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/under

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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 a merger of two originally distinct suffixes as a result of Verner's law: Pre-Germanic *untér and *undʰér, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁n̥tér (inside), from which also Latin inter and *h₁n̥dʰér (under), whence Latin īnfrā, Sanskrit अध (adhá, below), Ossetian дӕлӕ (dælæ, below).

PronunciationEdit

PrepositionEdit

*under

  1. (+dative) under, beneath (location)
  2. (+dative) among, between
  3. (+accusative) under (direction)

AdverbEdit

*under

  1. under, below
  2. among, between

DescendantsEdit