Appendix:Proto-Germanic/ankalaz

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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]

Noun[edit]

*ankalaz m

  1. ankle
  2. hip

Declension[edit]


Descendants[edit]

Several of these descendants may have been modified through folk etymology, in which the word was analysed as "on-claw", *ana (on) + *klawō (claw). An alternative explanation is that they are compounds of *ankalaz with *klawō, or similar terms that were confused with them.