Proto-Germanic

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Pro·to-Ger·man·ic

 (prō′tō-jûr-măn′ĭk)
n.
The reconstructed prehistoric ancestor of the Germanic languages.

Proto-Germanic

n
(Languages) the prehistoric unrecorded language that was the ancestor of all Germanic languages

Pro•to-Ger•man•ic

(ˌproʊ toʊ dʒərˈmæn ɪk)

n.
the unattested prehistoric parent language of the Germanic languages.
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To start with, OE verbs of PERCEPTION share at least one of the two basic syntactic complementation patterns inherited from ProtoGermanic, namely [NP.