Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/wesaną

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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.

Proto-GermanicEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From two different Proto-Indo-European roots:

VerbEdit

*wesaną

  1. to be
    Synonym: *beuną
  2. to remain
  3. to exist
InflectionEdit

This verb is suppletive. The past and imperative are conjugated with the strong class 5 stem wes-, the remainder with an irregular stem (i)s-.

Derived termsEdit
DescendantsEdit

This section only lists descendants of the infinitive form, *wesaną. For other inflections, see the #Inflection section above.

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Indo-European *wes- (to graze). Related to Proto-Celtic *westā (food, feast), Latin vēscor (to make use of).[1][2]

VerbEdit

*wesaną

  1. to consume, feast
InflectionEdit
Derived termsEdit
DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Kroonen, Guus (2013) Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 582
  2. ^ Seebold, Elmar (1970), “WES-A- 2”, in Vergleichendes und etymologisches Wörterbuch der germanischen starken Verben (Janua Linguarum. Series practica; 85) (in German), Paris, Den Haag: Mouton, →ISBN, pages 562-63