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Germanic etymology :

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Proto-Germanic: *lindiō, *lundiō(n)
Meaning: spring, pool, wave
IE etymology: IE etymology
Old Norse: lind f. `Quelle'
Old Frisian: lind `Teich'
Middle High German: lünde, lunde st./wk. f. 'welle'
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Indo-European etymology :

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Proto-IE: *lendh-
Meaning: reservoir
Germanic: *lind-iō f., *lund-iō(n-) f.
Celtic: Gaul Lindi-macus (Flussname); OIr lind, gen. linde `Wasser, Teich, See', Ir lionn, gen. leanna `ale', Cymr llyn `Trank; Teich', Corn lyn `Wasser', OBret Λίνδον ON, Bret lenn `Teich'
Russ. meaning: водоем
References: WP II 438
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Pokorny's dictionary :

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Number: 1162
Root: lendh-1
English meaning: liquid, spring
German meaning: `Naß, Quelle'
General comments: nur kelt. und germ.; oder als li-n-dh- zu lē̆i-4?
Material: Air. lind (u-Stamm) n. `Flüssigkeit, Trank', Gen. lenda, nir. lionn, Gen. leanna `ale', cymr. llyn `Trank', davon verschieden (s-Stamm) air. lind, Gen. linde f. `Wasser, Teich, See', cymr. llyn `Teich', acorn. len `Wasser', bret. lenn `Teich', abrit. Λίνδον ON, gall. Lindo-magus schweiz. Flußname `Limmat';

    aus dem Air. (?) stammt aisl. lind (poet.) `Quelle', aber vgl. as. Linda FlN. `Lenne', afries.lind `Teich'; ablaut. mhd. lünde f. `Welle'.

References: WP. I 438; Holthausen Altwestn. Wb. 182, 365.
Pages: 675
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