Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/hammō

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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

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Uncertain. Perhaps from earlier *hanmō, from Proto-Indo-European *kónh₂m (leg), and thus cognate with Old Irish cnáim (bone) and Ancient Greek κνήμη (knḗmē, tibia).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

*hammō f

  1. shinbone
  2. the hollow of the knee
  3. ham

InflectionEdit

ō-stemDeclension of *hammō (ō-stem)
singular plural
nominative *hammō *hammôz
vocative *hammō *hammôz
accusative *hammǭ *hammōz
genitive *hammōz *hammǫ̂
dative *hammōi *hammōmaz
instrumental *hammō *hammōmiz

DescendantsEdit