Appendix:Proto-Germanic/surgō

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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 earlier *swurgō, from Proto-Indo-European *swergʰ- (to watch over, worry; be ill, suffer). Cognate with Lithuanian sir̃gti (to be ill, be sick), Polish srogi (stern, severe, harsh), Old Irish serg (sickness, disease).

Noun[edit]

*surgō f

  1. worry, care, sorrow

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