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Appendix:Proto-Germanic/-gaz

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This entry contains Proto-Germanic reconstructed words and roots. As such, the term(s) in this entry are not directly attested, but are hypothesized to have existed based on comparative evidence.

Proto-GermanicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *-kos, *-ḱos. Cognates include Latin -icus, Ancient Greek -ικός (-ikós), Sanskrit -शस, -कस (-kas) and Old Church Slavonic -ъkъ (-ŭkŭ).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

*-gaz

  1. -y; forms adjectives from nouns and verbs with a sense of 'being, having, or doing'.

DeclensionEdit


Usage notesEdit

This suffix is attached to the full stem of the preceding word, creating the variants *-agaz (for a-stems), *-īgaz (for i-stems), *-ugaz (for u-stems) and so on.

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit