Appendix:Proto-Germanic/furi

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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
*preh₂-

From Pre-Germanic *pr̥h₂-i, from Proto-Indo-European *preh₂-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

*furi

  1. (+accusative, with allative meaning) for, before

Adverb[edit]

*furi

  1. before, forward

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

In most of the daughter languages *furi and *furai had begun to merge in meaning and to varying degrees in form.

References[edit]

  • Guus Kroonen (2013), Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers