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Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/fuhsaz

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

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

*fuhsaz m

  1. fox

InflectionEdit

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

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Old English: fox
    • Middle English: fox, vox, wox
      • English: fox
      • Scots: fox
      • Yola: vox
  • Old Frisian: *foks
  • Old Saxon: fohs, fuhs
    • Middle Low German: vos, vōs
      • Low German:
        • Dutch Low Saxon: vos
        • German Low German: Voss, Voß
        • Westphalian:
          Ravensbergisch-Lippisch: Fos
          Suerländer-Märkisch: Foss
          Westmünsterländisch: Foss
      • Plautdietsch: Foss
      • Icelandic: fox
      • Danish: fos
  • Old Dutch: fus
  • Old High German: fuhs