Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/skakaną

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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 *(s)kek- (to shake, stir), with unexpected -k- instead of -h-, either through contamination or back-formation from the iterative *skakkōną (to shake).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

*skakaną

  1. to swing
  2. to shake
  3. to escape

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References[edit]

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