Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/þurhw

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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]

Likely from Pre-Germanic *tr̥h₂(h₃)kʷ-, a compound of Proto-Indo-European *terh₂- (to cross) + *h₃ekʷ- (to see). Others take the second element to be *-kʷe. In either event related to Sanskrit तिरस् (tiras, through), तिर्यञ्च् (tiryañc, transverse, horizontal).

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

*þurhw

  1. (+accusative) through

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Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Kroonen, Guus (2013) Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill