Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/skuldiz

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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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Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *skéltis, from Proto-Indo-European *skel- (to be obliged, be beholden to, owe, be guilty), equivalent to Proto-Germanic *skulaną (to be obligated, owe) +‎ *-þiz. Cognate with Lithuanian kaltė (guilt).

Noun[edit]

*skuldiz f

  1. obligation
  2. debt
  3. fault, blame, guilt

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Etymology 2[edit]

Derived from *skulaną (to owe).

Adjective[edit]

*skuldiz

  1. bound, obliged
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