Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/herþaz

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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 Pre-Germanic *kérh₃tos[1], from Proto-Indo-European *kerh₃- (to burn; fire, heat).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

*herþaz m

  1. hearth, fireplace

InflectionEdit

masculine a-stemDeclension of *herþaz (masculine a-stem)
singular plural
nominative *herþaz *herþōz, *herþōs
vocative *herþ *herþōz, *herþōs
accusative *herþą *herþanz
genitive *herþas, *hirþis *herþǫ̂
dative *hirþai *herþamaz
instrumental *herþō *herþamiz

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Kroonen, Guus (2013) Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN