Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/arô

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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 *h₃érō.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

*arô m[1]

  1. eagle

InflectionEdit

Originally an n-stem with the zero grade forms of the suffix, as in *berô and Latin carō.

consonant stemDeclension of *arô (consonant stem)
singular plural
nominative *arô *arniz
vocative *arô *arniz
accusative *arnų *arnunz
genitive *arniz *arnǫ̂
dative *arni *arnumaz
instrumental *arnē *arnumiz

DescendantsEdit

In most languages, the non-nominative stem was generalised, generally as a u-stem.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Kroonen, Guus (2013), “*aran- 1”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 32