Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/bannaną

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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 *bʰh₂-nw-, a zero grade nu-present form of Proto-Indo-European *bʰeh₂-(to speak).[1] The cluster -nw- seems to have caused gemination; see *kinnuz, *þunnuz for the same development.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbɑn.nɑ.nɑ̃/

Verb[edit]

*bannaną

  1. to proclaim, to order
  2. to summon
  3. to ban

Conjugation[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

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