Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/stīganą

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This Proto-Germanic entry contains reconstructed terms 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 *stéygʰeti, from *steygʰ- (to walk). Cognate with Ancient Greek στείχω (steíkhō, I go) and Old Church Slavonic стигнѫ (stignǫ, I come).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈstiː.ɣɑ.nɑ̃/

Verb[edit]

*stīganą[1][2]

  1. to go up; climb, ascend

Inflection[edit]

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Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kroonen, Guus (2013), “*stīgan-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 479
  2. ^ Orel, Vladimir (2003), “*stīʒanan”, in A Handbook of Germanic Etymology, Leiden: Brill, →ISBN, page 378