Appendix:Proto-Germanic/malskaz

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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 from earlier *malhskaz, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)mel- (to weaken, soften, crush, grind), equivalent to *malh- +‎ *-skaz. Cognate with Ancient Greek μαλακός (malakós, soft, weak).

Adjective[edit]

*malskaz

  1. soft
  2. high-spirited; haughty

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