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Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/banjō

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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 *gʷʰon-yeh₂, from *gʷʰen- (to strike, kill), although disputed by Kroonen, who instead derives it from bʰon-eye-.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

*banjō f

  1. wound

InflectionEdit

ō-stemDeclension of *banjō (ō-stem)
singular plural
nominative *banjō *banjôz
vocative *banjō *banjôz
accusative *banjǭ *banjōz
genitive *banjōz *banjǫ̂
dative *banjōi *banjōmaz
instrumental *banjō *banjōmiz

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Old English: benn
  • Old Saxon: beni
  • Old Norse: ben
  • Gothic: 𐌱𐌰𐌽𐌾𐌰 (banja)

ReferencesEdit

  • Kroonen, Guus (2013), “*banjō-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 51