Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/gladaz

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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 *gʰladʰ-, from *gʰel- (to shine).[1] Cognate to Latin glaber and Old Church Slavonic гладъкъ (gladъkъ).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

*gladaz

  1. shining; shiny; radiant
  2. (of a countenance) bright; cheery; cheerful
  3. (of a surface) glossy; sleek; slick; smooth; flat

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Kluge, Friedrich (1989), “glatt”, in Elmar Seebold, editor, Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache [Etymological dictionary of the German language] (in German), 22nd edition, →ISBN