Appendix:Proto-Germanic/meltaną

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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
*(s)meld-

From Proto-Indo-European *(s)meld- ‎(to beat, crush, grind). Related to Sanskrit मर्दति ‎(mardati, to crush, grind).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

*meltaną

  1. to dissolve; melt

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References[edit]

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