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Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/ansuz

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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 *h₂émsus, from *h₂ems- (to engender, beget).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

*ansuz m[1]

  1. deity, god
  2. name of the A-rune ()

InflectionEdit

u-stemDeclension of *ansuz (u-stem)
singular plural
nominative *ansuz *ansiwiz
vocative *ansu *ansiwiz
accusative *ansų *ansunz
genitive *ansauz *ansiwǫ̂
dative *ansiwi *ansumaz
instrumental *ansū *ansumiz

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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