Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/wilþijaz

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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

Possibly from Proto-Indo-European *wel-, *welw- (hair, wool, grass, ear (of corn), forest). Alternatively from *gʷʰel-t-, whence also Proto-Celtic *gʷeltis (wild) (Welsh gwyllt (wild), Irish gealt (lunatic)).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

*wilþijaz

  1. wild

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