Appendix:Proto-Germanic/fregnaną

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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
*preḱ-

From Proto-Indo-European *preḱ- ‎(to ask, woo). Cognate with Lithuanian prašyti ‎(to ask, request), Latin precor ‎(ask, beseech).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɸreɣ.nɑ.nɑ̃/

Verb[edit]

*fregnaną

  1. to ask, inquire

Conjugation[edit]

Present tense with n-infix. The present tense forms, unusually, also have the voiced Verner alternant -g-.

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]