Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/abuhaz

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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 Pre-Germanic *ápōkʷos, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂époh₃kʷos, with alteration based on adjectives in *-ugaz. Cognate with Sanskrit अपाञ्च् (ápāñc, located backwards, behind), Serbo-Croatian ȍpāk (wicked, evil).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

*abuhaz[1]

  1. turned the wrong way, inverted
  2. wicked, bad

Inflection[edit]


Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kroonen, Guus (2013), “*abuha-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 2