Appendix:Proto-Germanic/līnǭ

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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 *līną (flax), from Proto-Indo-European *līno- (flax). Cognate with Old Church Slavonic льнъ (lĭnŭ, flax), Lithuanian linai, linas (flax), Latin līnum (flax, thread, linen, cable), Latin līnea (linen, string, chord, thread), Old Irish lín (flax, linen, thread, net), Ancient Greek λίνον (línon, flax, linen, thread, garment).

Noun[edit]

*līnǭ f

  1. that which is made of flax
  2. line, chord, rope, string

Declension[edit]


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