Appendix:Proto-Germanic/algiz

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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 Proto-Indo-European *h₁élḱis, *h₁ólḱis (elk). Cognate with Lithuanian elnias (deer, stag, hart), Russian олень (olenʹ, deer), Russian лось (losʹ, elk), Ancient Greek ἔλαφος (élaphos, deer), Old Armenian եղն (ełn, hind).

Noun[edit]

*algiz m

  1. elk

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