Appendix:Proto-Germanic/Masō

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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-Germanic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a Celtic language, presumably Proto-Celtic *mosā. Despite the obvious similarities, the name is not derived from Latin Mosa. It shows evidence of the change from of o to a, which is known to have occurred before the first contact of Germanic people with the Romans, but probably did occur after first contact with the Celts. Most likely, Latin and Germanic both borrowed the name from Celtic independently.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

*Masō f

  1. the river Meuse

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