Appendix:Proto-Germanic/kahwō

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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.

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *gow- (to caw, crow, shout). Cognate with Lithuanian dialectal gauti (to howl), Lithuanian gaũsti (to hum, buzz, drone), Russian го́вор (góvor, dialect, idiom, speech), Old Irish guth (voice), Sanskrit [script needed] (gávate, he sounds). Related to Old English ċīeġan (to cry out, call, call upon, invoke). [Devanagari needed]

Noun[edit]

*kahwō f

  1. jackdaw; crow

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