Appendix:Proto-Germanic/sturjô

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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]

Possibly from late Proto-Indo-European *sr̥Hyón-, akin to Old Latin sariō (salmon trout) (whence Classical Latin fariō). The two fish share the quality of being anadromous.

Noun[edit]

*sturjô m

  1. sturgeon

Declension[edit]


Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Witczak, Krzysztof Tomasz. 1991. "Indo-European *sr̥C in Germanic". Historische Sprachforschung 104:1, pp. 106–107.