Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/furhnō

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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 *per(ǝ)ḱ-no-, *per(ǝ)ḱ- (mottled, multicoloured; a kind of speckled fish), from Proto-Indo-European *per-, *prē- (to spray, inject, snort). Cognate with Latin porcus (a kind of fish with spiny fins), Middle Irish orc (lax, salmon), Ancient Greek πέρκη (pérkē, perch), Ancient Greek περκνός (perknós, dark-spotted).

Noun[edit]

*furhnō f

  1. trout

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