Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/durą

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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 *dʰur-o-m, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰwer-.[1]

NounEdit

*durą n[1]

  1. big door, gate

InflectionEdit

neuter a-stemDeclension of *durą (neuter a-stem)
singular plural
nominative *durą *durō
vocative *durą *durō
accusative *durą *durō
genitive *duras, *duris *durǫ̂
dative *durai *duramaz
instrumental *durō *duramiz

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Old English: dor
  • Old Saxon: dor
  • Old High German: tor
    • Middle High German: tor
  • Gothic: 𐌳𐌰𐌿𐍂 (daur)

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Kroonen, Guus (2013), “*dura-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 110