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Appendix:Proto-Germanic/gamainiz

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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

EtymologyEdit

From *ga- +‎ *mainiz, from Proto-Indo-European *kom-oinis. Related to Latin commūnis (from earlier comoinis).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɣɑ.ˈmɑi̯.niz/

AdjectiveEdit

*gamainiz (comparative *gamainizô, superlative *gamainistaz)

  1. shared, communal, public
  2. common, ordinary

DeclensionEdit


Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

Most later descendants confused this word with *mainaz (bad, unjust).