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 Proto-Indo-European *h₂énteros (other).

Pronunciation edit

Adjective edit

Proto-Germanic ordinal numbers
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    Cardinal : *twai
    Ordinal : *anþeraz
    Multiplier : *twifalþaz
    Collective : *bai
    Fractional : *sēmi-, *halbaz
    Prefix : *twi-, *twiz-


  1. second
  2. other (of two)

Inflection edit

Descendants edit

References edit

  1. ^ Kroonen, Guus (2013), “*anþara-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 30