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This Proto-Indo-European 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.



Likely of onomatopoeic origin.



  1. to breathe


  • *h₂enh₁-ǵʰ-[3]
    • [Term?]
      • Proto-Armenian:
        • Old Armenian: անձն (anjn) (see there for further descendants)
    • [Term?]
      • Proto-Germanic: [Term?]
        • Old Norse: anga (to exhale; to emit a scent)
    • h₂enh₁-ǵʰ-ō
      • Proto-Germanic: [Term?]
        • Old Norse: angi (smell, scent)
    • *h₂enh₁ǵʰ-o-m

Derived terms[edit]


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  8. ^ [2], هناسه in Dehkhoda Dictionary.