Reconstruction:Latin/fangus

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This Latin entry contains reconstructed terms and roots. As such, the term(s) in this entry are not directly attested, but are hypothesized to have existed based on comparative evidence.

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Of Germanic origin.

  1. Possibly from Frankish, from Proto-Germanic *fanją (swamp, fen).[1] Compare Dutch veen and English fen.
  2. Alternatively from Gothic [Term?] (mud), from Proto-Germanic *fangō (mud, swamp), ultimately related to the option above. Compare German feucht, Dutch vocht, Old English fūht.

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun[edit]

*fangus m or *fanga f or *fania f

  1. mud

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ fange”, in Trésor de la langue française informatisé [Digitized Treasury of the French Language], 2012.
  2. ^ fagne”, in Trésor de la langue française informatisé [Digitized Treasury of the French Language], 2012.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Accademia della Crusca (p. 1961), “fango”, in Grande dizionario della lingua italiana (in Italian), volume 5, page 640
  4. ^ Orel, Vladimir E. (1998), “fëng ~ fang”, in Albanian Etymological Dictionary, Leiden; Boston; Köln: Brill, →ISBN, page 96

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