Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/hēringaz

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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]

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Etymology[edit]

Possibly derived from *hērą (hair), due to their many thin, hair-like bones.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈxɛː.riŋ.ɡɑz/

Noun[edit]

*hēringaz m

  1. herring

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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