Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/haifstiz

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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 *ḱoyp-stis[1], from *ḱeyp- (to ridicule, anger).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

*haifstiz f

  1. conflict, struggle

InflectionEdit

i-stemDeclension of *haifstiz (i-stem)
singular plural
nominative *haifstiz *haifstīz
vocative *haifsti *haifstīz
accusative *haifstį *haifstinz
genitive *haifstīz *haifstijǫ̂
dative *haifstī *haifstimaz
instrumental *haifstī *haifstimiz

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Kroonen, Guus (2013), “*haifsti-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 200: “*ḱoip-sti-”