Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/wraihaz

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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 *wróyḱ-o-.[1] from *wreyḱ- (to twist, to bend).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

*wraihaz[1]

  1. crooked

DeclensionEdit


Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Old English: [Term?]
    • Middle English: wrau
  • Old Norse: [Term?]
    • Swedish: vrå (dialectal)

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Kroonen, Guus (2013), “*wraiha-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 593