Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/harmijaną

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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): /ˈxar.mi.jɑ.nɑ̃/

Etymology 1[edit]

From *harmaz (to harm, pain).

Verb[edit]

*harmijaną

  1. to harm, injure, pain
  2. to shame
Inflection[edit]
Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *kerh₂-, *kerh₃- (to praise (loudly)).[1]

Verb[edit]

*harmijaną

  1. to repeat, relate, report
  2. to mimic, imitate
Inflection[edit]
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Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kroonen, Guus (2013), “*hurjan-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 259