Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/anguz

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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 *h₂énǵʰus, from *h₂enǵʰ-. Cognate with Latin angustus, Sanskrit अंहु (áṃhu), Proto-Slavic *ǫzъkъ (narrow, tight).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

*anguz (comparative *angwizô, superlative *angwistaz)[1]

  1. narrow, tight

Inflection[edit]

The stem is *angw- in all forms except those where *-u- follows.


Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kroonen, Guus (2013), “*angwu-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 28