Appendix:Proto-Germanic/hnīwaną

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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 *kneygʷʰ- (to bend, to droop).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈxniː.wɑ.nɑ̃/

Verb[edit]

*hnīwaną

  1. to bow

Conjugation[edit]

Note: The original stem-final consonant gw becomes w, but g next to u.

Descendants[edit]