Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/kannǭ

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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

Probably from Proto-Indo-European *gandʰ-, *gan- (a vessel, vat, tub), related to *kanô (vessel, boat). An alternative etymology derives *kannǭ as possibly from Latin canna (a reed, cane).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

*kannǭ f

  1. a tankard, mug, cup, can
  2. a jug, pitcher, pot

InflectionEdit

ōn-stemDeclension of *kannǭ (ōn-stem)
singular plural
nominative *kannǭ *kannōniz
vocative *kannǭ *kannōniz
accusative *kannōnų *kannōnunz
genitive *kannōniz *kannōnǫ̂
dative *kannōni *kannōmaz
instrumental *kannōnē *kannōmiz

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