Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/skadwaz

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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 Pre-Germanic *skh₃tús, from Proto-Indo-European *skeh₃-(dark).[1] Cognate with Old Irish scáth(shadow), Ancient Greek σκότος(skótos, darkness).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

*skadwaz m

  1. a shadow

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Kroonen, Guus (2013) Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page438