Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/blētijaną

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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 Proto-Indo-European *bʰleh₁- (to howl, cry, bleat), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰel- (to make a loud noise). Cognate with Latvian blēšana (to bleat), Russian бле́ять (bléjatʹ, to bleat), Latin fleō (cry, weep).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈblɛː.ti.jɑ.nɑ̃/

Verb[edit]

*blētijaną

  1. to bleat

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