Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/ak

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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]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Uncertain. Possibly from Pre-Germanic *h₁o-ǵe, demonstrative *h₁e- + emphatic *ǵe.

Pronunciation[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

*ak

  1. but, however

Descendants[edit]

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References[edit]

  • F. Holthausen, German. ak ‘sondern, aber’, in Indogermanische Forschungen (1905), page 458: German. ak 'sondern, aber'. Got. ak, ae. me. afries. as. ac, ahd. oh 'sondern, aber' wird von Brugmann Kurze vgl. Gramm. § 833 fragend aus *akk = *aþ + *ke oder *ko erklärt. Da diese Herleitung lautlich nicht ganz befriedigt [...] ist [...]
  1. ^ Gerhard Köbler gives this form, as does Elmar Seebold's Vergleichendes und etymologisches Wörterbuch der germanischen starken Verben (1970), page 74: "*ak-e 'aber, sondern' HM: gt. ak; ae. ac, ah ++; afr. ak; as. ak H Gn; ahd. oh." However, a final vowel is not present in any descendant.