Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/wiþjǭ

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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 *wīt-, *weyt- ‎(that which twines or bends, branch, rod, switch, whip), from Proto-Indo-European *wey- ‎(to turn, bend, twist). Cognate with Latin vītis ‎(vine), Lithuanian vytinė ‎(withe, rod, switch), Russian ветвь ‎(vetvʹ, branch, bough, limb), Polish witka ‎(rod, switch), Old Irish féith ‎(sinew, fibre, vine).

Noun[edit]

*wiþjǭ f

  1. cord, rope, thong

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