Reconstruction:Proto-West Germanic/sin-

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 edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Germanic *sin-, from Proto-Indo-European *sem-.

Prefix edit


  1. ever, eternal, perpetual

Derived terms edit

Descendants edit

  • Old English: sin-, sine-
  • Old Frisian: sin-
  • Old Saxon: sin-
  • Old Dutch: sino-
  • Old High German: sin-