Appendix:Proto-Germanic/senawō

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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]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *snḗh₁wr̥ ‎(sinew, tendon), from Proto-Indo-European *(s)neh₁- ‎(to twist (threads), spin, weave). Cognate with Latin nervus ‎(tendon, nerve), Ancient Greek νεῦρον ‎(neûron, tendon, cord, nerve), Avestan [script needed] ‎(snāvar, tendon, sinew), Sanskrit स्नावन् ‎(snā́van-, snāván-, tendon, muscle, sinew).

Noun[edit]

*senawō f

  1. (anatomy) cord, tendon, sinew; nerve

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