Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/finþaną

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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
*pent-

From Proto-Indo-European *pent- ‎(to go, pass; path, bridge). Cognate with Latin pons ‎(bridge), Old Indian pánthā ‎(pánthā, way, path). Related also to Old High German fendo, fendeo ‎(pedestrian, footsoldier), Old Saxon fāþi ‎(walking), Old English fēþe ‎(locomotion, walking, gait, pace).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɸin.θɑ.nɑ̃/

Verb[edit]

*finþaną

  1. to find, to discover, to come upon

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