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 *ḱérd (heart), reanalyzed as a neuter an-stem.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

*hertô n

  1. heart

Inflection edit

neuter an-stemDeclension of *hertô (neuter an-stem)
singular plural
nominative *hertô *hertōnō
vocative *hertô *hertōnō
accusative *hertô *hertōnō
genitive *hirtiniz *hertanǫ̂
dative *hirtini *hertammaz
instrumental *hirtinē *hertammiz

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