Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/failijaz

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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 *pey- (to adore). Cognate with Latin pīus (good, dutiful, faithful, devout, pious).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɸɑi̯.li.jɑz/

Adjective[edit]

*failijaz

  1. true, friendly, familiar, good

Declension[edit]


Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Some descendants have conflated the word with *faliz (venal, to be sold).