Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/burgijaną

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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
*bʰergʰ-

Zero-grade ye-present, pre-Germanic *bʰr̥gʰye-, from the root of *berganą ‎(to preserve).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbur.ɣi.jɑ.nɑ̃/

Verb[edit]

*burgijaną

  1. to keep safe, hide, bury

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Kroonen, Guus (2013), “*burgjan-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 85