Appendix:Proto-Germanic/attô

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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 *átta. Cognate with Latin atta (father). The word was probably originally only a vocative, but was extended with a full paradigm in most descendants, including Germanic where it was reformed as a masculine n-stem.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

*attô m

  1. father, dad
  2. forefather

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