Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/fūlijaną

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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]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɸuː.li.jɑ.nɑ̃/

Etymology 1[edit]

From *fūlaz +‎ *-janą.

Verb[edit]

*fūlijaną

  1. (transitive) To befoul; make dirty
Inflection[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • Old English: fȳlan
  • Old Dutch: *fūlen

Etymology 2[edit]

From *fūlaz.

Verb[edit]

*fūlijaną

  1. (intransitive) To become foul; rot; decay
Inflection[edit]
Descendants[edit]