Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/grabaną

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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 *gʰróbʰ-, o-grade form of Proto-Indo-European *gʰrebʰ- (to dig, scratch, bury).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɣrɑ.βɑ.nɑ̃/

Verb[edit]

*grabaną

  1. to dig
  2. to engrave, scratch

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Kroonen, Guus (2013) Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill