Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/hrīnaną

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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 Proto-Indo-European *krey- (to strip, touch).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

*hrīnaną

  1. to touch, brush (against), make contact (with), graze

Inflection[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Old English: hrīnan; hrine (touch, sense of touch, contact)
  • Old Frisian: hrene (waft, odor)
  • Old Saxon: hrīnan
  • Old Dutch: *rīnan
  • Old High German: hrīnan, rīnan
  • Old Norse: hrína