Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/baitaz

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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 *bʰeyd- (to break, split).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

*baitaz m[1]

  1. boat, ship
    Synonym: *skipą

InflectionEdit

masculine a-stemDeclension of *baitaz (masculine a-stem)
singular plural
nominative *baitaz *baitōz, *baitōs
vocative *bait *baitōz, *baitōs
accusative *baitą *baitanz
genitive *baitas, *baitis *baitǫ̂
dative *baitai *baitamaz
instrumental *baitō *baitamiz

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • West Germanic: *bait
    • Old English: bāt
      • Middle English: bot, bate, bat
        • English: boat (see there for further descendants)
        • Scots: bate, bait
        • Middle Dutch: boot
        • Middle Low German: bōt
        • North Frisian: böötj
        • Saterland Frisian: Boot
        • West Frisian: boat
        • Catalan: bot
        • Galician: bote
        • Old French: bot
          • Portuguese: bote
        • Spanish: bote
      • Old Norse: bátr (see there for further descendants)
      • Old French: batel (see there for further descendants)
      • Middle Irish: bát
      • Latin: battus
    • Old Dutch: *bēt
  • Old Norse: beit

ReferencesEdit

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