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]

  1. also, too
  2. furthermore, in addition

Conjunction[edit]

*auk[1]

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

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Descendants[edit]

See also[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • Don Ringe, ‎Ann Taylor, The Development of Old English (2014), page 172: PGmc *auk 'also' (Goth., early ON auk, OS ōk, OHG ouh) > OE ēak (OF āk)

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, page 42