Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/daugilaz

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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 *dauganą (to conceal, darken) + adjective suffix *-laz (Old High German tougilen "to hide"), from Proto-Indo-European *dʰerg- (dim, dull), by Pokorny derived from IE *dʰeu (to blow, dissipate, fly about like dust), whence also deaf, down, dust.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈdɑu̯.ɣi.lɑz/

Adjective[edit]

*daugilaz

  1. dark
  2. hidden, secret

Declension[edit]


Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Elmar Seebold, Vergleichendes und etymologisches Wörterbuch der germanischen starken Verben, Walter de Gruyter (1970), p. 149.