Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/blinkaną

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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 *bʰli-n-ǵ-, a nasal-infix present formed from Proto-Indo-European *bʰleyǵ- (from which *blīkaną).[1]

Verb[edit]

*blinkaną

  1. to shine, glitter, twinkle
  2. to blink, wink

Inflection[edit]

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kroonen, Guus (2013), “*blanka-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 67