Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/hriwwijaz

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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 *hrewwaną (to grieve, to feel sorrow; to cause regret, to rue) +‎ *-jaz.

AdjectiveEdit

*hriwwijaz

  1. sad, sorrowful
  2. regretful, penitent

InflectionEdit


DescendantsEdit

  • Proto-West Germanic: *hriuwī
  • Old Norse: hryggr