Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/hundaradą

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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 *hundą (hundred) +‎ *radą (count).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈxun.dɑ.ˌrɑ.ðɑ̃/

NounEdit

*hundaradą n

  1. (+genitive) a great hundred (120)
  2. (+genitive) a hundred (100)

Usage notesEdit

The words *hundą and *hundaradą may have originally lacked a specific definition and been used as general words for any fairly large number. This usage continued in many daughter languages, but eventually its value was fixed at 100, as was its Latin cognate, centum.

InflectionEdit

neuter a-stemDeclension of *hundaradą (neuter a-stem)
singular plural
nominative *hundaradą *hundaradō
vocative *hundaradą *hundaradō
accusative *hundaradą *hundaradō
genitive *hundaradas, *hundaradis *hundaradǫ̂
dative *hundaradai *hundaradamaz
instrumental *hundaradō *hundaradamiz

DescendantsEdit