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Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/gaits

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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.

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Proto-GermanicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *gʰaydos (goat), whence also Latin haedus (kid). Probably a loanword into northwestern Indo-European due to the fact that it cannot be derived from any known root.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

*gaits f

  1. goat

InflectionEdit

consonant stemDeclension of *gaits (consonant stem)
singular plural
nominative *gaits *gaitiz
vocative *gait *gaitiz
accusative *gaitų *gaitunz
genitive *gaitiz *gaitǫ̂
dative *gaiti *gaitumaz
instrumental *gaitē *gaitumiz

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