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Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/bankiz

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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 *bʰeg- (to bend, curve, arch). Cognate with Lithuanian bangà (wave, billow, swell).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

*bankiz f

  1. a raised surface; bulge; hillock; slope
  2. bench

InflectionEdit

i-stemDeclension of *bankiz (i-stem)
singular plural
nominative *bankiz *bankīz
vocative *banki *bankīz
accusative *bankį *bankinz
genitive *bankīz *bankijǫ̂
dative *bankī *bankimaz
instrumental *bankī *bankimiz

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