Appendix:Proto-Germanic/kreupaną

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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]

According to Kroonen, the derivations containing -p(p)- and -b(b)- show that the root was originally Pre-Germanic *kreupp-, from Proto-Indo-European *grewbʰ-, rather than the traditionally given *grewb-.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkreu̯.pɑ.nɑ̃/

Verb[edit]

*kreupaną

  1. to twist, to creep

Conjugation[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Guus Kroonen (2013), Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers