Reconstruction:Proto-West Germanic/ana-

This Proto-West 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-West Germanic

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Etymology

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From Proto-Germanic *ana-.

Prefix

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*ana-

  1. Forming verbs and adjectives from participles and nouns, with various senses of on, upon, to, there, thither.
  2. in, into; prefix used to intensify an action or to denote origin or initiation

Derived terms

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Descendants

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  • Old English: an-, on-
  • Old Frisian: an-
    • Saterland Frisian: an-
    • West Frisian: oan-
  • Old Saxon: ana-
  • Old Dutch: ana-
    • Middle Dutch:
  • Old High German: ana-
    • Middle High German: