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Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/furhō

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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 *pérkus ~ *pr̥kʷéu- (oak)

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

*furhō f

  1. fir; pine
  2. forest (of fir or pine trees)

InflectionEdit

ō-stemDeclension of *furhō (ō-stem)
singular plural
nominative *furhō *furhôz
vocative *furhō *furhôz
accusative *furhǭ *furhōz
genitive *furhōz *furhǫ̂
dative *furhōi *furhōmaz
instrumental *furhō *furhōmiz

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Old English: fyrh, furh
    • Middle English: firre
      • English: fir (perhaps partially or wholly derived from Old Norse)
  • Old Saxon: furia
  • Old Dutch: *fura (toponyms: Forolta, Fornhese)
  • Old High German: furh, furuh
  • Old Norse: fura; fýri (< *furhiją)

ReferencesEdit

  • Kroonen, Guus (2013) Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill
  • Philippa, Marlies; Debrabandere, Frans; Quak, Arend; Schoonheim, Tanneke; van der Sijs, Nicoline (2003–2009) Etymologisch woordenboek van het Nederlands (in Dutch), Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press