Examine the three sets of probable cognates below, then identify and write out the correspondence set for the middle consonant.

Examine the three sets of probable cognates below, then identify and write out the correspondence set for the middle consonant. Then reconstruct the probable Germanic proto-consonant in the starred box: MeaningOld NorseOld EnglishOld FrisianOld Saxon Old High German ‘father’faðerfæderfederfaderfater ‘mead’mjǫðr ‡me(o)dumede-metu ‡ – j is part of the initial consonant cluster; it is not the middle consonant ‘mother’mǫ́ðirmōdormōdermōdarmuoter = = = = Probable proto-consonant *

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