This Proto-Germanic entry contains reconstructed terms 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-Germanic edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Indo-European *kólsos, from root *kʷel-. Cognate with Latin collum.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

*halsaz m

  1. neck, throat

Inflection edit

masculine a-stemDeclension of *halsaz (masculine a-stem)
singular plural
nominative *halsaz *halsōz, *halsōs
vocative *hals *halsōz, *halsōs
accusative *halsą *halsanz
genitive *halsas, *halsis *halsǫ̂
dative *halsai *halsamaz
instrumental *halsō *halsamiz

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