Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/deuzą

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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 Proto-Indo-European *dʰewsóm. The root, *dʰews-, also led to Lithuanian dvēsti, Latvian dvēsele, Proto-Slavic *duša (Russian душа́ (dušá)), and possibly Latin bēstia.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

*deuzą n

  1. (wild) animal, beast

InflectionEdit

neuter a-stemDeclension of *deuzą (neuter a-stem)
singular plural
nominative *deuzą *deuzō
vocative *deuzą *deuzō
accusative *deuzą *deuzō
genitive *deuzas, *diuzis *deuzǫ̂
dative *diuzai *deuzamaz
instrumental *deuzō *deuzamiz

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