Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/aldrą

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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 Proto-Indo-European *h₂el- (to grow, nourish).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

*aldrą n[1]

  1. life
  2. lifetime, age
    Synonym: *aldiz
    Synonym: *aldraz

InflectionEdit

neuter a-stemDeclension of *aldrą (neuter a-stem)
singular plural
nominative *aldrą *aldrō
vocative *aldrą *aldrō
accusative *aldrą *aldrō
genitive *aldras, *aldris *aldrǫ̂
dative *aldrai *aldramaz
instrumental *aldrō *aldramiz

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Kroonen, Guus (2013) , “*aldra-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 21