Appendix:Proto-Germanic/gunþiz

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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 *gʷʰéntis (act of killing, blow), from *gʷʰen- (to strike). Equivalent to a hypothetical verb *benaną (from which *banô (murderer), *banjō (wound), with *gw- > *b-) +‎ *-þiz.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

*gunþiz f

  1. battle

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Descendants[edit]

In addition to these regular words, the word also survives in many personal names.