Appendix:Proto-Germanic/kwernuz

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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 *gʷerewn- (millstone), from Proto-Indo-European *gʷer- (heavy). Cognate with Lithuanian girna (grindstone, millstone), Russian жернов (zhernov, grindstone, millstone), Old Irish bró (millstone, handmill).

Noun[edit]

*kwernuz f

  1. millstone
  2. handmill; quern

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