Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/smikraz

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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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From Proto-Indo-European *smēyg- ‎(small, delicate, thin; twig, pole; crumb), from Proto-Indo-European *smē-, *smey- ‎(to smear, stroke, wipe, rub). Cognate with Ancient Greek σμικρός ‎(smikrós), μικρός ‎(mikrós, small, short), Lithuanian smeigti ‎(to lunge, thrust, jab), Latin mīca ‎(crumb, morsel, bit).

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*smikraz

  1. fine, fair, tender, elegant

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