Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/fagraz

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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.

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From pre-Germanic *ph₂ḱrós[1], equivalent to unattested *fahaną +‎ *-raz, a ro-stem derived from Proto-Indo-European *peh₂ḱ- (to fasten, place). Cognate with Umbrian pacer (gracious, merciful, kind), Slovak pekný (good-looking, handsome, nice).

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*fagraz

  1. suitable, fitting, appropriate, nice

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References[edit]

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