Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/krimpaną

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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]

Originally *krimbaną, with contamination of -p- from the iterative *krumpōną, from Pre-Germanic *grembʰ-, a nasalized form of Proto-Indo-European *grebʰ-. Possibly related to Proto-Slavic *gъrbъ (hump).

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*krimpaną

  1. to shrink, draw back

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References[edit]

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