Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/inn

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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 *in, with either the same *-n- suffix seen in the related *innai and *innanē, or by analogy with those forms.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

*inn

  1. in, into (with allative direction)

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Old English: in
    • English: in
  • Old Frisian: in
  • Old Saxon: in
  • Old High German: īn
  • Old Norse: inn
    • Danish: ind
    • Old Swedish: in
      • Swedish: in
  • Gothic: 𐌹𐌽𐌽 (inn)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Guus Kroonen. The Proto-Germanic N-Stems: A Study in Diachronic Morphophonology. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2011