Appendix:Proto-Germanic/ansuz

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This entry contains Proto-Germanic 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 *h₂énsus, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ens- (to engender, beget). Cognate with Avestan 𐬀𐬢𐬵𐬎 (aŋhu, lord, lifetime), 𐬀𐬵𐬎𐬭𐬀 (ahura, godhood), Sanskrit [script?] (ásu-, life force, spirit), असुर (asura, spirit), Hittite [script?] (hass-, to procreate, give birth), Tocharian B ās- (to produce) and possibly Old Armenian այս (ays, evil spirit).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

*ansuz m

  1. deity, god
  2. mouth
  3. (Runic alphabet) name of the A-rune ()

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