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Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/ēmaitijǭ

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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 an unknown prefix *ē- + *maitijǭ (cutter, slicer, biter), from *maitaną.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɛː.mɑi̯.ti.jɔ̃ː/

NounEdit

*ēmaitijǭ f[1]

  1. ant
    Synonyms: *mauraz, *miurijǭ

InflectionEdit

ōn-stemDeclension of *ēmaitijǭ (ōn-stem)
singular plural
nominative *ēmaitijǭ *ēmaitijōniz
vocative *ēmaitijǭ *ēmaitijōniz
accusative *ēmaitijōnų *ēmaitijōnunz
genitive *ēmaitijōniz *ēmaitijōnǫ̂
dative *ēmaitijōni *ēmaitijōmaz
instrumental *ēmaitijōnē *ēmaitijōmiz

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Kroonen, Guus (2013), “*amaitjō-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 24