Appendix:Proto-Germanic/stainaz

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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 Pre-Germanic *stoyh₂nos, o-grade from Proto-Indo-European *steyh₂- (to stiffen).[1] Compare Russian стена (stená, wall) and Ancient Greek στῖον (stîon, pebble).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

*stainaz m

  1. stone

Declension[edit]


Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Guus Kroonen (2013), Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers