Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs 2

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Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs 2

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Beginning of infant-hood.
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Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs 2

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Thank you for your guess!
jimydog000 wrote: 10 Aug 2020 16:07 Beginning of infant-hood.
The final morpheme of the second word does more or less correspond to -hood, but otherwise this is rather far off from the intended meaning.
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shimobaatar wrote: 25 May 2020 20:49 kviunande
  • The present participle of a verb deriving from Proto-Germanic *kwiknaną.
  • Modifies the head of the noun phrase, and therefore takes the feminine nominative singular agreement suffix -e.
frastänodhed
  • The head of the noun phrase.
  • Made up of four morphemes, but only one root: fra-stän-od-hed.
  • The first morpheme is descended from Proto-Germanic *fra-.
  • The second morpheme is not descended from Proto-Germanic *standaną or *stāną.
  • The fourth morpheme is equivalent to the English suffix -hood, but was borrowed from Middle Low German rather than directly inherited from Proto-Germanic *haiduz.
Some additional information that may be helpful:
  • The root of frastänodhed is -stän-.
  • frastänodhed is a noun derived from the past participle of a verb.
Additionally:
  • As far as I can tell, the verb that frastänodhed is derived from is not reconstructed for Proto-Germanic. It was a later development. Originally, the root -stän- was a noun.
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Re: Guess the Word in Germanic Conlangs 2

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Quickening awaystonedhood?
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Salmoneus wrote: 10 Aug 2020 22:56 Quickening awaystonedhood?
Very close! [tick] The interpretation of *fra- is the only thing I might tweak, leaving us with something like "quickening fullystonedhood".
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