Appendix:Proto-Germanic/manniskaz

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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 *mann- +‎ *-iskaz.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

*manniskaz

  1. human, manlike

DeclensionEdit


DescendantsEdit

In several daughter languages, this word only survives as a substantivised form of the weak declension. In Proto-Germanic, this would have originally meant 'he who/that which is human'.

Last modified on 3 August 2013, at 19:35