Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/þrabōną

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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 *þrebaną, from Proto-Indo-European *trep- (to scamper, trip, trample, tremble, step).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈθrɑ.βɔː.nɑ̃/

Verb[edit]

*þrabōną

  1. to trot, trample
  2. to press, drive, urge, compel
  3. to quarrel, flite

Inflection[edit]

The original paradigm consisted of two stem-variants, singular *þrapp- against non-singular *þrab-.

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Descendants[edit]