Open main menu

Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/gunþiz

Asterisk.svg
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.

Contents

Proto-GermanicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *gʷʰéntis (act of killing, blow), from *gʷʰen- (to strike, kill).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

*gunþiz f

  1. battle

InflectionEdit

i-stemDeclension of *gunþiz (i-stem)
singular plural
nominative *gunþiz *gunþīz
vocative *gunþi *gunþīz
accusative *gunþį *gunþinz
genitive *gunþīz *gunþijǫ̂
dative *gunþī *gunþimaz
instrumental *gunþī *gunþimiz

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

In addition to these regular words, the word also survives in many personal names such as Gunnar and the Spanish name Gonzalo.