Appendix:Proto-Germanic/glasą

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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]

Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *gʰel-, *ǵʰel- (to shine, shimmer, glow). Probably related to *glōaną.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

*glasą n

  1. glass
  2. amber (attested by Tacitus in "Germania")

Declension[edit]

The plural has the voiced Verner alternant, from an old Indo-European collective noun.


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Descendants[edit]