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Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/badją

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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.

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Proto-GermanicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *bʰodʰ-yó-m, from *bʰedʰ- (to pierce, stab). Cognate with Latin fodiō (dig), Welsh bedd (grave).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

*badją n[1]

  1. A dug plot of ground, patch, lair
  2. A dug resting-place to lay the dead; burial plot; grave
  3. Any resting-place; bed

InflectionEdit

neuter a-stemDeclension of *badją (neuter a-stem)
singular plural
nominative *badją *badjō
vocative *badją *badjō
accusative *badją *badjō
genitive *badjas, *badis *badjǫ̂
dative *badjai *badjamaz
instrumental *badjō *badjamiz

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DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Kroonen, Guus (2013), “*badja-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 46