Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/hwerbaną

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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]

Possibly from Pre-Germanic *kʷerp-, in which case the original form would have been *hwerfaną. If so, then it might be related to Ancient Greek καρπός (karpós, wrist).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈxʷer.βɑ.nɑ̃/

Verb[edit]

*hwerbaną

  1. to turn

Inflection[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Kroonen, Guus (2013) Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill