This Proto-Germanic entry contains reconstructed terms 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-Germanic edit

Etymology edit

Uncertain; possibly borrowed from Proto-Celtic *brunnyos, from earlier *brusnyos (breast; hill).[1]

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

*brunjǭ f[2][3]

  1. breastplate

Inflection edit

ōn-stemDeclension of *brunjǭ (ōn-stem)
singular plural
nominative *brunjǭ *brunjōniz
vocative *brunjǭ *brunjōniz
accusative *brunjōnų *brunjōnunz
genitive *brunjōniz *brunjōnǫ̂
dative *brunjōni *brunjōmaz
instrumental *brunjōnē *brunjōmiz

Derived terms edit

Descendants edit

References edit

  1. ^ Matasović, Ranko (2009) “bruson”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 9), Leiden: Brill, →ISBN, page 81
  2. ^ Kroonen, Guus (2013) “brunjōn-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 80
  3. ^ Orel, Vladimir (2003) “*brunjōn”, in A Handbook of Germanic Etymology[1], Leiden: Brill, →ISBN, page 58