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 *hlahjaną (to laugh).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

*hlahtraz m

  1. laughter

Inflection edit

masculine a-stemDeclension of *hlahtraz (masculine a-stem)
singular plural
nominative *hlahtraz *hlahtrōz, *hlahtrōs
vocative *hlahtr *hlahtrōz, *hlahtrōs
accusative *hlahtrą *hlahtranz
genitive *hlahtras, *hlahtris *hlahtrǫ̂
dative *hlahtrai *hlahtramaz
instrumental *hlahtrō *hlahtramiz

Related terms edit

Descendants edit

References edit

  • Kroonen, Guus (2013), “*hlahtra-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN