Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/brōks

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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 earlier *brāks, from Pre-Germanic *bʰrāg-, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰreg- (to break, crack, split). Cognate with Latin frangō.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

*brōks f

  1. rear end, rump, hindquarters
  2. leggings, pants, trousers

InflectionEdit

consonant stemDeclension of *brōks (consonant stem)
singular plural
nominative *brōks *brōkiz
vocative *brōk *brōkiz
accusative *brōkų *brōkunz
genitive *brōkiz *brōkǫ̂
dative *brōki *brōkumaz
instrumental *brōkē *brōkumiz

DescendantsEdit