Appendix:Frankish/flōd

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This Frankish 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.

Frankish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *flōduz (flowing water, flood), from Proto-Indo-European *plōtus (flowingness), from lengthened o-grade form of Proto-Indo-European *plew- (to flow)[1] + *-tus (action noun forming suffix). Cognate with Old Saxon flōd, Old High German fluot (river, flowing water), Old English flōd.

Noun[edit]

*flōd m

  1. river
  2. flood

Declension[edit]


Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://books.google.com/books?id=UVQLAQAAMAAJ