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Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/ernustuz

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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 a derivative of *arniz (efficient, capable, diligent, sure), possibly from Proto-Indo-European *h₃er- (to move, stir; to rise, spring).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

*ernustuz m or f

  1. seriousness; earnest; strength; solidity
  2. struggle; fight

InflectionEdit

u-stemDeclension of *ernustuz (u-stem)
singular plural
nominative *ernustuz *ernustiwiz
vocative *ernustu *ernustiwiz
accusative *ernustų *ernustunz
genitive *ernustauz *ernustiwǫ̂
dative *ernustiwi *ernustumaz
instrumental *ernustū *ernustumiz

DescendantsEdit