Appendix:Frankish/frithu

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This entry contains Frankish 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.

Frankish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *friþuz (peace, sanctuary), from Proto-Indo-European *pritus (lovingness), from shortened form of Proto-Indo-European *prī- (to love) + *-tus (action noun forming suffix). Cognate with Old Saxon frithu (peace, sanctuary), Old High German fridu (peace, security, unity, harmony, confederation, treaty), Old English friþ (peace, refuge).

Noun[edit]

*frithu m

  1. peace
  2. sanctuary

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