Appendix:Proto-Germanic/under

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This entry contains Proto-Germanic 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 a merger of two originally distinct suffixes as a result of Verner's law: Proto-Indo-European *n̥tér (inside), from which also Latin inter, and Proto-Indo-European *n̥dʰér (under), from which Latin īnfrā, Sanskrit अध (adha, below) and Ossetian дæлæ (dælæ, below).

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

*under

  1. (+dative) under, beneath (location)
  2. (+dative) among, between
  3. (+accusative) under (direction)

Adverb[edit]

*under

  1. under, below
  2. among, between

Descendants[edit]