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Indo-European etymology :

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Proto-IE: *prAw-
Meaning: frog
Old Indian: plava-, plavaka- m. `frog (L.)'
Germanic: *frau-k-an- n., *fru-gg-an- m., *fru-kk=; *frū-d=, *frau-d-a- m. ; *fru-sk-a- m.
Russ. meaning: жаба (лягушка)
References: WP II 27 f
Comments: More than probably a derivative from *prAwǝ-`to jump'.
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Germanic etymology :

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Proto-Germanic: *fraukan, *fruggēn, *frukk=; *frūd=, *frauda-z ; *fruska-z
Meaning: frog
IE etymology: IE etymology
Old Norse: frauδ-r m. `Frosch', frauki m. (pl. acc. frauka) `Frosch', frosk-rm. `id.'
Norwegian: frosk; dial. fraud, frau
Swedish: dial. fröd, frö, fröa
Danish: frosk; frö
Old English: frosc (forsc, frox, frocx), -es m. `frog', frogga (froga, frocga), -an m.
Middle English: frūde `Kröte'; froke
English: frog; dial. frock
Middle Dutch: vorsch
Dutch: vors m.
Middle Low German: vors, vorsch
Old High German: frosc `Frosch' (8.Jh.)
Middle High German: vrosch st. m. (pl. vrosche, vrösche) 'frosch'
German: Frosch m.
Comments: A derivative from *fraw-a- 'froh usw.'?
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Pokorny's dictionary :

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Number: 1554
Root: preu-
English meaning: to jump
German meaning: `springen, hüpfen'
Derivatives: prou̯o- `springend'
Material: Ai. právatē `springt auf, hüpft, eilt', pravá- `flatternd, schwebend, fliegend', upa-prú-t `heranschwebend, heranwallend' (Zusammenschluß mit den Abkömmlingen von *pleu- `rinnen', s. dort), plava- m. `Frosch', eig. `Springer', maṇḍūka-pluti- m. `Froschsprung = Überspringung mehrerer Sutra', plava-ga-, plavą-gama- m. `Frosch, Affe' (d. h. `im Sprunge gehend'); aisl. frār `schnell, flink', urnord. Frawa- (eig. `springend' = ai. pravá-), as. frā `froh', ahd. frao, frō, frawēr `strenuus, alacer (Gl.); froh', wovon ahd. frouwen, frewen `sich freuen', frewī, frewida `Freude'; russ. prytь f. `schneller Lauf', prýtkij `hurtig, eilig'.

    Gutturalerweiterung in aisl. frauki, ags. frogga `Frosch'; aus *prug-skō `hüpfe' germ. *fruska- in aisl. froskr, ags. frosc, forsc, nhd. Frosch; russ. prýgnutь `einen Sprung, einen Satz machen', prýgatь `hüpfen, springen', pryg `Sprung, Satz'.

References: WP. II 87 f.
Pages: 845-846
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