Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/-ōdaz

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This Proto-Germanic entry contains reconstructed terms 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 *-eh₂tos.

SuffixEdit

*-ōdaz

  1. Forms adjectives from nouns, indicating the possession of a thing or a quality.

InflectionEdit


Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

Although not directly related to the past participle of class 2 weak verbs, its resemblance caused it to be treated as one in many of the descendant languages. In particular, throughout West Germanic, the prefix *ga- came to be affixed to words with this suffix as well.