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-Germanic edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Indo-European *púḱsos (the tailed one). Cognate with Sanskrit पुच्छ (púccha), Avestan 𐬞𐬎𐬯𐬀(pusa).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

*fuhsaz m

  1. fox

Inflection edit

masculine a-stemDeclension of *fuhsaz (masculine a-stem)
singular plural
nominative *fuhsaz *fuhsōz, *fuhsōs
vocative *fuhs *fuhsōz, *fuhsōs
accusative *fuhsą *fuhsanz
genitive *fuhsas, *fuhsis *fuhsǫ̂
dative *fuhsai *fuhsamaz
instrumental *fuhsō *fuhsamiz

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