Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/liþuz

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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]

Unknown, no known cognates outside Germanic. A relationship with Latin lituus is sometimes suggested, but is doubtful as it is likely a loanword from Etruscan.[1]

Noun[edit]

*liþuz m

  1. a bend, joint
  2. a body part, limb, member

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Philippa, M.; Debrabandere, F.; Quak, A.; Schoonheim, T.; Van der Sijs, N. (2003–2009), “lid”, in Etymologisch woordenboek van het Nederlands (in Dutch), Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press