Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/skrimbaną

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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 Pre-Germanic *skrembʰ-, related to Lithuanian skrèbti and skrembù (to shrink), from Proto-Indo-European *(s)kerbʰ- (to turn around, curve), an extension of *(s)ker- (to turn), related to Latin corbis (basket), Old Norse skreppa (scrip), German Scherbe (fragment).[1][2][3]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

*skrimbaną[2]

  1. to contract, to shrink

Inflection[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Proto-West Germanic: *skrimman

References[edit]

  1. ^ Proceedings of the twelfth annual UCLA Indo-European Conference, Los Angeles 2000, p. 129
  2. 2.0 2.1 Kroonen, Guus (2013) , “*skrimman- ~ *skrimpan-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 448
  3. ^ Pokorny, Julius (1959) Indogermanisches etymologisches Wörterbuch [Indo-European Etymological Dictionary] (in German), Bern, München: Francke Verlag, page 2688