Appendix:Proto-Germanic/wrīhaną

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search
Asterisk.svg
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 *wreyḱ- ‎(to twist, weave, bind), from Proto-Indo-European *wer- ‎(to turn, twist, bend). Cognate with Latin rīca ‎(veil, toile).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈwriː.xɑ.nɑ̃/

Verb[edit]

*wrīhaną

  1. to wind, turn
  2. to wrap, cover, shroud, envelop

Conjugation[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]