Appendix:Proto-Germanic/arjaną

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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 *h₂erh₃- (to plow).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

*arjaną

  1. to plow

Conjugation[edit]

The past is uncertain, and based on the shape of the root, the past should have been as a class 6 verb *ōr-. The class 7 past is based on a single attestation of iarun ("they plowed") in Old High German, the past is weak or unattested in all other languages.

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