Appendix:Proto-Germanic/prattuz

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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 *brodnó- (to wander about). Probably related to Polish bredzić (to rave, talk, jabber), Russian бредить (breditʹ, to rave, wander, be delirious), Latvian bradāt (to talk nonsense), and probably to Middle English praten. More at prate, prattle.

Noun[edit]

*prattuz m

  1. boastful talk
  2. deceit, trickery, strategem, list, cunning

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