Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/skeuhaz

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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]

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Etymology[edit]

Further origin unknown, from assumed Pre-Germanic *skewkós. Possibly ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *skewbʰ-, *skūbʰ- (to push, drive, move forward) or *(s)kewH- (to cover, hide).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

*skeuhaz

  1. frightened
  2. shy; timid; bashful; coy; reserved; cautious
  3. abominable; odious; loathsome; vile

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Roberts, Edward A. (2014) A Comprehensive Etymological Dictionary of the Spanish Language with Families of Words based on Indo-European Roots, Xlibris Corporation, →ISBN, pages 897