Appendix:Proto-Germanic/werþaną

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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 Proto-Indo-European *wert- (to turn).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈwer.θɑ.nɑ̃/

Verb[edit]

*werþaną

  1. (transitive) to become
  2. (intransitive) to come to be, to come into existence
  3. (intransitive) to happen, to come about
  4. (auxiliary) used to form the passive voice, together with a past participle

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