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Appendix:Proto-Germanic/-izô

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This Proto-Germanic entry contains 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

PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

*-izô (adverb *-iz, superlative *-istaz)

  1. -er. Forms the comparative of certain adjectives.

DeclensionEdit


Usage notesEdit

This was the normal comparative suffix for all i-, u- and ja-stem adjectives. The regular a-stem adjectives sometimes used this suffix, and sometimes the related suffix *-ōzô without any predictable rule.

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DescendantsEdit