Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/balwaz

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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]

Unknown. Possibly related to Old Church Slavonic болѣти (bolěti, to be sick, be in pain), Cornish bal (disease).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

*balwaz

  1. sick
  2. bad, evil, wicked
  3. tortuous, painful, agonising

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Philippa, Marlies; Debrabandere, Frans; Quak, Arend; Schoonheim, Tanneke; van der Sijs, Nicoline (2003–2009), “baldadig”, in Etymologisch woordenboek van het Nederlands (in Dutch), Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press