Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/lōfô

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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.

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From Proto-Indo-European *lāp-, *lēp-, *lep- ‎(to be flat). Cognate with Lithuanian lopa ‎(paw, claw), Armenian dialectal լափ ‎(lapʿ), լուփ ‎(lupʿ, palm, flat of the hand).

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*lōfô m

  1. (anatomy) the palm or hollow of the hand

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