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][2]

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

Inflection[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • West Germanic: *hrīnan
    • Old English: hrīnan
    • Old Saxon: hrīnan
    • Old Dutch: *rīnan
    • Old High German: hrīnan, rīnan
  • Old Norse: hrína
    • Icelandic: hrína
    • Faroese: rína
    • Norwegian:
      • Norwegian Nynorsk: rine
      • Norwegian Bokmål: rine (weak)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kroonen, Guus (2013) , “*hrīnan-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 247
  2. ^ Orel, Vladimir (2003) , “*xrīnanan”, in A Handbook of Germanic Etymology, Leiden: Brill, →ISBN, page 187