Appendix:Proto-Germanic/granō

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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 Proto-Indo-European *gʰrān- (edge, end, tip). Cognate with Russian грань (granʹ, face, facet, edge, border, verge), Welsh gran (eyelid), Breton grann (brow, eyebrow).

Noun[edit]

*granō f

  1. awn
  2. hair resembling an awn, a bunch or bundle of wispy hair
  3. bristles, beard hair, whiskers
  4. moustache

Declension[edit]


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