Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/fōrīniz

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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 *fōrijaną +‎ *-īniz.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

*fōrīniz f

  1. gift, offering

InflectionEdit

i-stemDeclension of *fōrīniz (i-stem)
singular plural
nominative *fōrīniz *fōrīnīz
vocative *fōrīni *fōrīnīz
accusative *fōrīnį *fōrīninz
genitive *fōrīnīz *fōrīnijǫ̂
dative *fōrīnī *fōrīnimaz
instrumental *fōrīnī *fōrīnimiz

DescendantsEdit

  • Old Norse: fórn (gift, offering)
    • Icelandic: fórn (offering; sacrifice)
    • Norwegian Nynorsk: fórn (offering)
    • Swedish: fon (dialectal)
    • Danish: forn / fon / fund (gift (esp. of food) given for a feast) (all archaic or dialectal)