Appendix:Proto-Germanic/kannǭ

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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]

Probably from Proto-Indo-European *gandʰ-, *gan- (a vessel, vat, tub), related to *kanô (vessel, boat). Alternative etymology derives *kannǭ possibly from Latin canna (a reed, cane).

Noun[edit]

*kannǭ f

  1. a tankard, mug, cup, can
  2. a jug, pitcher, pot

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