Appendix:Proto-Germanic/sīlą

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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]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unknown.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

*sīlą n

  1. a kind of fish
  2. a launce, sand eel
  3. a herring
  4. fishlings, fry

Declension[edit]


Descendants[edit]

borrowings

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Jan de Vries (1977), Altnordisches etymologisches Wörterbuch [Old Norse Etymological Dictionary] (2nd revised edition) Leiden: Brill, page 475
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 сельдь” in Max Vasmer (1986), Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkogo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language], in 4 vols (second edition), Moscow: Progress — Translated from German and supplemented by O. N. Trubačóv, volume 3, page 597