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-Germanic edit

Etymology edit

From *aiganą +‎ *-ô.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

*aigô m

  1. one who owns or possesses; owner, possessor

Inflection edit

masculine an-stemDeclension of *aigô (masculine an-stem)
singular plural
nominative *aigô *aiganiz
vocative *aigô *aiganiz
accusative *aiganų *aiganunz
genitive *aiginiz *aiganǫ̂
dative *aigini *aigammaz
instrumental *aiginē *aigammiz

Descendants edit

  • Old English: āga
  • Old High German: *eigo, wīneigo
  • Old Norse: eigi