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Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/ētijô

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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 *etaną (to eat) +‎ *-ijô.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

*ētijô m[1]

  1. eater, one who eats

InflectionEdit


DescendantsEdit

  • Old English: selfǣta (cannibal)
  • Gothic: 𐌰𐍆𐌴𐍄𐌾𐌰 (afētja)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Orel, Vladimir (2003), “*ētjōn”, in A Handbook of Germanic Etymology, Leiden: Brill, →ISBN, page 88