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Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/anhulō

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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 *ankul- (belt), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂enk- (to turn, bend, flex, curve). Cognate with Ancient Greek ἀγκύλη (ankúlē, leather belt), Lithuanian ánka (sling, loop).

NounEdit

*anhulō f[1]

  1. strap, band, thong

InflectionEdit

ō-stemDeclension of *anhulō (ō-stem)
singular plural
nominative *anhulō *anhulôz
vocative *anhulō *anhulôz
accusative *anhulǭ *anhulōz
genitive *anhulōz *anhulǫ̂
dative *anhulōi *anhulōmaz
instrumental *anhulō *anhulōmiz

DescendantsEdit

  • Old English: *ōl (in compounds: ōlþwong)
  • Old Norse: ál, ǫ́l

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Kroonen, Guus (2013), “*anhulō-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 29