Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/dampaz

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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

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From *dimbaną (to fog, smoke).[1]

NounEdit

*dampaz f[1]

  1. vapor
DeclensionEdit
masculine a-stemDeclension of *dampaz (masculine a-stem)
singular plural
nominative *dampaz *dampōz, *dampōs
vocative *damp *dampōz, *dampōs
accusative *dampą *dampanz
genitive *dampas, *dampis *dampǫ̂
dative *dampai *dampamaz
instrumental *dampō *dampamiz
Related termsEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • Old English: damp
  • Old Dutch: *damp
  • Old High German: thamph, damph, tamph (probably with irregular underlying th-; cf. Old Saxon thempian)

Etymology 2Edit

See above.

AdjectiveEdit

*dampaz[1]

  1. damp, humid
InflectionEdit


DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Kroonen, Guus, “*dampa-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill, 2013, →ISBN, page 88