Appendix:Proto-Germanic/wambō

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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 *wamp- ‎(membrane (of bowels), intestines, womb). Cognate with Old Welsh gumbelauc ‎(womb), Breton gwamm ‎(woman, wife), Sanskrit वपा ‎(vapā́, the skin or membrane lining the intestines or parts of the viscera, the caul or omentum).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

*wambō f

  1. belly, stomach, abdomen
  2. womb

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