Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/buþlijaną

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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 *buþlą, *bōþlą (house, dwelling, farm), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰeh₂w- (to swell, grow, thrive, be, live, dwell).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbuθ.li.jɑ.nɑ̃/

Verb[edit]

*buþlijaną

  1. to build

Conjugation[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Old English shows somewhat regular metathesis of -þl- to -lþ-, which becomes -ld-.