Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/ainalif

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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

Compound of *ainaz (one) and *-lif (left over), from *lībaną (to remain, be left).

PronunciationEdit

NumeralEdit

Proto-Germanic cardinal numbers
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    Cardinal : *ainalif
    Ordinal : *ainaliftô
    Multiplier : *ainaliffalþaz

*ainalif[1]

  1. eleven

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Kroonen, Guus (2013), “*ainalifa-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 11