Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/ōbō

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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

The functional o-grade, ō-stem deverbal noun from the lost strong verb *afaną. For the formation, compare *fōrō, *grōbō.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

*ōbō f

  1. doing, performing, practicing

InflectionEdit

ō-stemDeclension of *ōbō (ō-stem)
singular plural
nominative *ōbō *ōbôz
vocative *ōbō *ōbôz
accusative *ōbǭ *ōbōz
genitive *ōbōz *ōbǫ̂
dative *ōbōi *ōbōmaz
instrumental *ōbō *ōbōmiz

DescendantsEdit

  • Old High German: uoba