Appendix:Proto-Germanic/segaz

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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

Alternative formsEdit

  • *seguz, *sigiz

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *ségʰos ~ ségʰes- (control, power).[1] Cognate with Sanskrit सहस् (sáhas, force, power, victory), and the Ancient Greek verb ἔχω (ékhō, I have, I own).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

*segaz n

  1. victory, triumph

DeclensionEdit


DescendantsEdit

  • Old English: sigor, siġe
  • Old Frisian: sige,
    • Saterland Frisian: Siech
    • West Frisian: sege
  • Old Saxon: sigi
    • Middle Low German: sege
  • Old Dutch: sigi (in compounds)
  • Old High German: sigi, sigu
  • Old Norse: sigr
  • Gothic: 𐍃𐌹𐌲𐌹𐍃 (sigis)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Don Ringe, From Proto-Indo-European to Proto-Germanic, Oxford University Press, 2006
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