Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/auk

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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 *h₂ewg-. Alternatively reconstructed as Pre-Germanic *h₂ew (away, again) + *ge (intensifier); compare Ancient Greek αὖ (, again), γε (ge, at least, at any rate).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

*auk[1][2]

  1. also, too
  2. furthermore, in addition

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Descendants[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

*auk[1]

  1. and
    Synonyms: *andi, *jahw
  2. but also

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Kroonen, Guus (2013) , “*auke”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 42
  2. ^ Ringe, Donald; Taylor, Ann (2014) The Development of Old English (A Linguistic History of English; 2), Oxford: Oxford University Press, →ISBN, page 172: “PGmc *auk”