Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/swībaną

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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 Proto-Indo-European *kswéybʰ-e-ti, thematic root present of *ksweybʰ- (to move swiftly, swing, whip).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈswiː.βɑ.nɑ̃/

Verb[edit]

*swībaną

  1. to revolve; move around; sway; stray
  2. to sweep
  3. to finish

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