Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/ana

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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 Pre-Germanic *h₂enh̥₂, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂en- ‎(up, on high). The final vowel was lost by regular sound change but remained in compound forms, whence it was restored in some of the daughter languages.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

*ana

  1. (+dative) on, upon
  2. (+accusative) onto

Adverb[edit]

*ana

  1. on, onto

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kroonen, Guus (2013) Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill