Appendix:Proto-Germanic/aljaną

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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]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *al- (to burn).

Alternative etymology derives from *al- (to spur, drive). If so, then related to *lanō (lane).

Noun[edit]

*aljaną n

  1. zeal, eagerness
  2. strength, courage
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Etymology 2[edit]

PIE root
*h₂el-

Causative of *alaną.

Verb[edit]

*aljaną

  1. to cause to grow and mature, to fatten
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