Appendix:Proto-Germanic/wīdaz

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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 Pre-Germanic *h₁weydʰh₁os (set apart, asunder, in two), from Proto-Indo-European *dwi- (two) + *dʰeh₁- (to put), apparently with dissimilation of the first -d- to the latter.[1] Cognate with Latin dīvidō (separate, sunder), Latin vītō (avoid, shun).

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Adjective[edit]

*wīdaz

  1. wide
  2. broad

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References[edit]

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