Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/brestaną

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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 *bʰres- (to burst, break, crack, split, separate).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

*brestaną[1][2]

  1. to burst, break, sunder, split, crack

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Kroonen, Guus (2013) , “*brestan-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 75
  2. ^ Orel, Vladimir (2003) , “*brestanan”, in A Handbook of Germanic Etymology, Leiden: Brill, →ISBN, page 56