Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/strangaz

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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.

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From Pre-Germanic *strongʰos, an adjective formed from the strong verb *stringaną[1], from Proto-Indo-European *strengʰ- (pulled tight, straight, constricted), from Proto-Indo-European *ster- (stiff, rigid). Cognate with Latvian strangs (brave, brisk, fresh).

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*strangaz

  1. tight, strict, straight
  2. strong

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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