Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/dugunþō

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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 pre-Germanic *dʰugʰń̥t-eh₂, a substantivization of weak class 3 present participle *dug(j)andz.[1], from *dʰewgʰ- (to be ready, be sufficient).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

*dugunþō f

  1. ability, usefulness, strength
  2. virtue, strength of character

InflectionEdit

ō-stemDeclension of *dugunþō (ō-stem)
singular plural
nominative *dugunþō *dugunþôz
vocative *dugunþō *dugunþôz
accusative *dugunþǭ *dugunþōz
genitive *dugunþōz *dugunþǫ̂
dative *dugunþōi *dugunþōmaz
instrumental *dugunþō *dugunþōmiz

SynonymsEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Jay Jasanoff, Stative and Middle in Indo-European (= Innsbrucker Beiträge zur Sprachwissenschaft 23). Innsbruck, 1978, page 88
  2. ^ dygd in Elof Hellquist, Svensk etymologisk ordbok (1st ed., 1922)
  3. ^ dygd in Svenska Akademiens ordbok (SAOB)
  4. ^ “dyd” in Det Norske Akademis ordbok (NAOB).