Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/augô

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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]

PIE root
*h₃ekʷ-

From Proto-Indo-European *h₃ekʷ- ‎(eye; to see), with analogical introduction of the diphthong -au- from *auzô ‎(ear).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɑu̯.ɣɔːː/

Noun[edit]

*augô n

  1. eye

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Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kroonen, Guus (2013) Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 41