Appendix:Proto-Germanic/līnǭ

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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 *līną ‎(flax), from Proto-Indo-European *līno- ‎(flax). Cognate with Old Church Slavonic льнъ ‎(lĭnŭ, flax), Lithuanian linai, linas ‎(flax), Latin līnum ‎(flax, thread, linen, cable), Latin līnea ‎(linen, string, chord, thread), Old Irish lín ‎(flax, linen, thread, net), Ancient Greek λίνον ‎(línon, flax, linen, thread, garment).

Noun[edit]

*līnǭ f

  1. that which is made of flax
  2. line, chord, rope, string

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