Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/karō

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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 Pre-Germanic *ǵh̥₂reh₂ or *ǵeh₂reh₂, *ǵoh₂reh₂ with pretonic shortening, according to Kroonen[1]; from Proto-Indo-European *ǵeh₂r-(voice, exclamation). Cognate with Latin garriō(to prate, chatter), Ancient Greek γῆρυς(gêrus, voice, call, sound).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

*karō f

  1. complaint, lament, grievance, moan
  2. worry, sorrow
  3. care, concern

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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