Appendix:Proto-Germanic/faimnijǭ

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This entry contains Proto-Germanic 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 *pēymen- (girl), *poymen- (breast milk), from Proto-Indo-European *peyǝ-, *pewy-, *py- (milk fat, cream; to grow fat). Cognate with Sanskrit [script?] (páyate, pyāyate, to swell, abound, increase, grow). [Devanagari?]

Noun[edit]

*faimnijǭ f

  1. young woman, maid, maiden

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