Appendix:Proto-Germanic/blēwaz

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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 Pre-Germanic *bʰleh₁wos, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰleh₁-. Kroonen reconstructs an ablauting u-stem, *bʰléh₁-, *bʰlh₁- in order to reconcile the vowels of the Germanic word with Latin flāvus (yellow).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

*blēwaz

  1. blue
  2. a dark bluish or grey colour, black

Declension[edit]


Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Guus Kroonen (2013), Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers