Appendix:Proto-Germanic/warmaz

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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]

Uncertain. Two different etymologies have been proposed.

  1. Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *gʷʰer- (warm, hot), related to Ancient Greek θερμός (thermós), Latin formus, Persian گرم (garm) and Sanskrit घर्म (gharma).
  2. Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *wer- (to burn), related to Hittite (warnuzi) [Cuneiform?].

The dispute is due to differing opinions on how initial Proto-Indo-European *gʷʰ- evolved in Germanic, some think that *gʷʰ would have turned to *b, and that the root *gʷʰer- would instead have given rise to burn etc. There have also been etymologies proposing a merger of the two roots.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

*warmaz

  1. warm (having a higher temperature than usual)

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