Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/helmô

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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 *ḱél-mō, earlier *ḱél-mn̥, from the root *ḱel- (to cover). Cognate with Sanskrit शर्मन् (śárman, shelter, protection).

NounEdit

*helmô m

  1. handle, helm (on a boat)

InflectionEdit

masculine an-stemDeclension of *helmô (masculine an-stem)
singular plural
nominative *helmô *helmaniz
vocative *helmô *helmaniz
accusative *helmanų *helmanunz
genitive *hilminiz *helmanǫ̂
dative *hilmini *helmammaz
instrumental *hilminē *helmammiz

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