Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/wīdaz

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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 Pre-Germanic *h₁weydʰh₁os ‎(set apart, asunder, in two), from Proto-Indo-European *dwi- ‎(two) + *dʰeh₁- ‎(to put), apparently with dissimilation of the first -d- to the latter.[1] Cognate with Latin dīvidō ‎(separate, sunder), Latin vītō ‎(avoid, shun).

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*wīdaz

  1. wide
  2. broad

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Kroonen, Guus (2013) Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill