Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/þunguz

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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 Proto-Indo-European *téngʰ-u-s ~ *tn̥gʰ-éw-s, cognate with Lithuanian tingùs (heavy), Old Church Slavonic тѧжькъ (tęžĭkŭ).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

*þunguz (comparative *þungizô, superlative *þungistaz)

  1. heavy

InflectionEdit


DescendantsEdit

  • Old Norse: þungr
    • Icelandic: þungur
    • Faroese: tungur
    • Norwegian: tung
    • Swedish: tung
    • Westrobothnian: tong
    • Danish: tung