Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/ubilaz

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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 *h₂upélos from *h₂wep-, *h₂wap- (bad). Cognate with Old Irish fel (bad), Hittite [script needed] (huwap(p)-/hup(p)-, to mistreat).

Alternative etymology traces *ubilaz to Proto-Indo-European *upélos (evil, literally going over or beyond (acceptable limits)), from Proto-Indo-European *upo, *up, *eup (down, up, over)..

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Adjective[edit]

*ubilaz (adverb *wirsiz, comparative *wirsizô, superlative *wirsistaz)

  1. bad, evil

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