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Appendix:Proto-Germanic/warjaz

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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

Derived from *warjaną (to hinder, defend).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

*warjaz m

  1. inhabitant, citizen

DeclensionEdit


Usage notesEdit

This noun does not survive on its own in any language, but only as a suffix. This may mean that it appeared only in compounds in Proto-Germanic as well.

DescendantsEdit

The compound form of this noun was conflated with *-ārijaz in many languages, eventually causing both to be treated as one.