Appendix:Proto-Germanic/wībą

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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]

Uncertain. Possibly from a Proto-Indo-European *gʰʷí₂bʰ- (shame, pudenda). Cf. Tocharian B kwīpe, Tocharian A kip (vagina) and Albanian cipë (sense of shame, membrane)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

*wībą n

  1. woman
  2. wife

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