Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/hōlą

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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 *kēl-, *ḱēl- ‎(invocation; to beguile, feign, charm, cajole, deceive). Cognate with Latin calvor ‎(deceive, plot against), calumnia ‎(false accusation, deceit, defamation), Russian хвала́ ‎(khvalá, praise, laud), Ancient Greek κηλέω ‎(kēléō, to charm, bewitch, beguile, appease).

Noun[edit]

*hōlą n

  1. Vain speech, flattery
  2. Vain speech, slander

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