Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/haupaz

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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 earlier *hauppaz, from Proto-Indo-European *kouHp-nó-. Alternatively, it may continue *keHup- from an ablaut paradigm with *hūpô. Related to Proto-Slavic *kupъ (heap), Lithuanian kaūpas (heap).

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Noun[edit]

*haupaz m

  1. a heap, pile
  2. a crowd, throng

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References[edit]

  • Kroonen, Guus (2013) Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill, pages 216–217