Appendix:Proto-Germanic/babalōną

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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 *baba- +‎ *-lōną, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰa-bʰa-, perhaps a reduplication of Proto-Indo-European *bʰā- (to say), or a variant of Proto-Indo-European *baba- (to talk vaguely, mumble), or a merger of the two.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbɑ.βɑ.lɔː.nɑ̃/

Verb[edit]

*babalōną

  1. to chatter, babble

Conjugation[edit]

Descendants[edit]