Appendix:Proto-Germanic/lētaną

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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
*leh₁d-

From Proto-Indo-European *leh₁d- (to let (go), be tired). Compare Latin lassus (tired), Albanian lodh, and possibly Ancient Greek ληδεῖν (lēdeîn, to be tired).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈlɛː.tɑ.nɑ̃/

Verb[edit]

*lētaną

  1. to let, to allow
  2. to leave alone

Conjugation[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Guus Kroonen (2013), Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers