Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/ahtō

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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 Proto-Indo-European *ok- (to (mentally) reflect, ponder), shared with Ancient Greek ὄκνος (óknos, hesitation), though Beekes suggests that the latter might be from *ḱenk- (to hang, tarry).

Noun[edit]

*ahtō f[1]

  1. consideration, attention

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Further reading[edit]

  • Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010) Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN
  • The Journal of Indo-European Studies, Volumes 11-12 (1983), p. 122

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kroonen, Guus (2013), “*ahtō-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 7