Appendix:Proto-Germanic/harjaz

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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
*ker-

Attested as runic harja (2nd century, Vimose). From Proto-Indo-European *kóryos ‎(war, troops), from *ker-. Cognate with Old Irish cuire ‎(troop, host, company; muster), Lithuanian kãras, kãrias ‎(war), Ancient Greek κοίρανος ‎(koíranos, ruler, commander, military leader), Old Persian 𐎼𐎢 ‎(kāra, people of war, army).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

*harjaz m

  1. army
  2. army leader; commander; warrior

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