Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/dawwą

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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

Alternative reconstructionsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Uncertain;[1] possibly from Proto-Indo-European *dʰowh₂-o-m, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰewh₂- (smoke, haze).[2][3] Cognate with Proto-Indo-Iranian *dʰuHmás (mist; smoke), Lithuanian dúlis (mist).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

*dawwą n[1][2]

  1. moisture
  2. dew

InflectionEdit

neuter a-stemDeclension of *dawwą (neuter a-stem)
singular plural
nominative *dawwą *dawwō
vocative *dawwą *dawwō
accusative *dawwą *dawwō
genitive *dawwas, *dawwis *dawwǫ̂
dative *dawwai *dawwamaz
instrumental *dawwō *dawwamiz

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Kluge, Friedrich (1989) , “Tau1”, in Elmar Seebold, editor, Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache [Etymological dictionary of the German language] (in German), 22nd edition, Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, →ISBN, page 723: “g. *dauwa- n.”
  2. 2.0 2.1 Orel, Vladimir (2003) , “*đawwō ~ *đawwan”, in A Handbook of Germanic Etymology, Leiden: Brill, →ISBN, page 70
  3. ^ Kroonen, Guus (2013) , “*dawwa/ō-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 91