sengʷh- / Indo-European roots

Examples of words with the root sengʷh-: Meistersinger, sing, singspiel, song, songbook, sprechgesang.


To sing, make an incantation.

a. sing from Old English singan, to sing;
b. Meistersinger, minnesinger, singspiel from Old High German singan, to sing. Both a and b from Germanic *singan.
2. Suffixed o-grade form *songwh-o-, singing, song. song from Old English sang, song, song, from Germanic *sangwaz.

[Pokorny seng̒ͧh- 906.]

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