Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/dukkǭ

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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 *dʰugʰ-néh₂-, from the Proto-Indo-European root *dʰewgʰ- (to produce; to be strong). Cognate with Proto-Slavic *dugь (strength, power), Old Armenian յանդուգն (yandugn, headstrong).

NounEdit

*dukkǭ f

  1. power, strength
  2. muscle

InflectionEdit

ōn-stemDeclension of *dukkǭ (ōn-stem)
singular plural
nominative *dukkǭ *dukkōniz
vocative *dukkǭ *dukkōniz
accusative *dukkōnų *dukkōnunz
genitive *dukkōniz *dukkōnǫ̂
dative *dukkōni *dukkōmaz
instrumental *dukkōnē *dukkōmiz

DescendantsEdit

  • Old English: *docce, *docca (attested in compounds: fingerdocce)