Appendix:Proto-Germanic/wōstijaną

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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 *wōstaz, *wōstijaz (waste, barren), from Proto-Indo-European *wāst- (waste, barren). Cognate with Latin vāstus (empty, unoccupied), Old Irish fás (empty, void), Old Irish fásach (wasteland, waste).

Verb[edit]

*wōstijaną

  1. to devastate, lay waste

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