Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/hrapōną

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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 *(s)kreb- (to turn, bend, shrink, rotate, touch, attack). Cognate with Lithuanian krapštyti (to pick, peck, scratch, claw).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈxrɑ.pɔː.nɑ̃/

Verb[edit]

*hrapōną

  1. to scratch, scrape
  2. to graze, make contact (with), touch
  3. to snatch

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