Appendix:Proto-Germanic/berô

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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]

Conventionally from Proto-Indo-European *bʰer- (brown, shining). Ringe, discrediting the existence of such a root, suggests instead *ǵʰwer- (wild animal).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

*berô m

  1. bear

Declension[edit]


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