Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/erlaz

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This Proto-Germanic entry contains reconstructed terms 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

Unknown. Possibly related to *erǭ (battle), with agentive suffix *-ilaz, thus meaning ‘one who makes war’.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

*erlaz m

  1. man, nobleman

InflectionEdit

masculine a-stemDeclension of *erlaz (masculine a-stem)
singular plural
nominative *erlaz *erlōz, *erlōs
vocative *erl *erlōz, *erlōs
accusative *erlą *erlanz
genitive *erlas, *irlis *erlǫ̂
dative *irlai *erlamaz
instrumental *erlō *erlamiz
Alternative reconstructionsEdit
  • *erulaz, *eralaz, *erilaz

DescendantsEdit