Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/helmaz

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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-GermanicEdit

EtymologyEdit

Probably from Proto-Indo-European *ḱelmos (covering), from the root *ḱel- (to cover, hide, protect).[1] Cognate to Proto-Germanic *helaną, Latin clam, Latin celo.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

*helmaz m

  1. helmet

InflectionEdit

masculine a-stemDeclension of *helmaz (masculine a-stem)
singular plural
nominative *helmaz *helmōz, *helmōs
vocative *helm *helmōz, *helmōs
accusative *helmą *helmanz
genitive *helmas, *hilmis *helmǫ̂
dative *hilmai *helmamaz
instrumental *helmō *helmamiz

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Friedrich Kluge (1989), “Helm”, in Elmar Seebold, editor, Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache [Etymological Dictionary of the German Language] (in German), 22nd edition, Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, →ISBN