Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/dūnǭ

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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

Disputed; possibly from Proto-Indo-European *dʰewh₂- (smoke, dust), or perhaps borrowed from Proto-Celtic *dūnom (stronghold, rampart), which in Brythonic also means “hill”.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

*dūnǭ f

  1. hill, sand dune

InflectionEdit

ōn-stemDeclension of *dūnǭ (ōn-stem)
singular plural
nominative *dūnǭ *dūnōniz
vocative *dūnǭ *dūnōniz
accusative *dūnōnų *dūnōnunz
genitive *dūnōniz *dūnōnǫ̂
dative *dūnōni *dūnōmaz
instrumental *dūnōnē *dūnōmiz

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