Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/fra-

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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 *pro- (before, in front of). Cognate with Ancient Greek πρό- (pró-, in front of).

Prefix[edit]

*fra-

  1. off, away
  2. completely, fully, up

Derived terms[edit]


Descendants[edit]

All descendants except Gothic have merged the prefixes *fra-, *fur- and *fer-.