Appendix:Proto-Germanic/walþuz

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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]

Compare Ancient Greek ϝέλος (wélos, meadow) and Hittite [script needed] (wellu-, meadow). Another possibility is from Proto-Indo-European *wel(ə)-t- (cf. Welsh gwallt ‘hair’, Lithuanian váltis ‘oat awn’, Serbo-Croatian vlât ‘ear (of wheat)’, Ancient Greek λάσιος (lásios) ‘hairy’).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

*walþuz m

  1. forest

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