Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/faimnijǭ

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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 *pēymen- ‎(girl), *poymen- ‎(breast milk), from Proto-Indo-European *peyH- ‎(fat). Cognate with Sanskrit पयते ‎(páyate), प्यायते ‎(pyā́yate, he swells, abounds, increases, grows).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɸɑi̯m.ni.jɔ̃ː/

Noun[edit]

*faimnijǭ f

  1. young woman, maid, maiden

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