Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/strīdaną

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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]

Probably from Pre-Germanic *streydʰh₁-, a compound of Proto-Indo-European *strey- (to resist) + *dʰeh₁- (to put). Probably related to Latvian strīdēties (to resist, quarrel).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈstriː.ðɑ.nɑ̃/

Verb[edit]

*strīdaną

  1. to stand upright
  2. to step up to
  3. to endeavour; strive for
  4. to contend; quarrel

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References[edit]

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