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Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/warjaną

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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 *h₂wer- (to cover, shut). Cognate with Sanskrit वृणोति (vṛṇóti), Ancient Greek ἀείρω (aeírō, I lift, raise), Latvian vē̃rt (to open, close), Proto-Slavic *vèrti (to push, thrust), and Latin aperiō (to open, to uncover).

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*warjaną

  1. to ward off, to defend against
  2. to thwart, to stop

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