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Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/ēsą

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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

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *h₁ēdsto- (eaten). Related to *etaną.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

*ēsą n

  1. food, carrion
  2. prey; bait

InflectionEdit

neuter a-stemDeclension of *ēsą (neuter a-stem)
singular plural
nominative *ēsą *ēsō
vocative *ēsą *ēsō
accusative *ēsą *ēsō
genitive *ēsas, *ēsis *ēsǫ̂
dative *ēsai *ēsamaz
instrumental *ēsō *ēsamiz

DescendantsEdit

  • Old English: ǣs
  • Old Frisian: ēs
  • Old Saxon: ās (found in angulās)
    • Middle Low German: âs
  • Old Dutch: *ās
  • Old High German: ās
    • Middle High German: ās