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Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/bainą

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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 *bainaz (straight).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

*bainą n[1]

  1. leg
  2. bone

InflectionEdit

neuter a-stemDeclension of *bainą (neuter a-stem)
singular plural
nominative *bainą *bainō
vocative *bainą *bainō
accusative *bainą *bainō
genitive *bainas, *bainis *bainǫ̂
dative *bainai *bainamaz
instrumental *bainō *bainamiz

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Kroonen, Guus (2013), “*baina-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 48