Appendix:Proto-Germanic/dalkaz

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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]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *dʰalg-, *dʰalk- (pricking, stabbing, or cutting tool; needle, pin; knife), from Proto-Indo-European *dʰelg-, *dʰelk- (to stick, prick, stab). Cognate with Lithuanian dilgus (prickly), Latin falx (hook, sickle), Old Irish delg (spine, needle).

Noun[edit]

*dalkaz m

  1. pin
  2. the tongue of a buckle; clasp
  3. knife, dagger

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