Appendix:Proto-Germanic/þigjaną

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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 *tek- ‎(to reach out the hand). Cognate with Old Irish techtaim ‎(I have), Lithuanian tekti ‎(to fall to, fall on).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈθiɣ.jɑ.nɑ̃/

Verb[edit]

*þigjaną

  1. to accept, receive
  2. to implore, beg

Conjugation[edit]

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Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Guus Kroonen (2013), Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, page 536