Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/kernǭ

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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

Unknown. Perhaps related to Proto-Germanic *kernǭ (seed, germ), in the sense of "remove or extract the kernel from," which is related to *kurną (corn, grain); yet this is disputed.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

*kernǭ f

  1. a churn

InflectionEdit

ōn-stemDeclension of *kernǭ (ōn-stem)
singular plural
nominative *kernǭ *kernōniz
vocative *kernǭ *kernōniz
accusative *kernōnų *kernōnunz
genitive *kernōniz *kernōnǫ̂
dative *kernōni *kernōmaz
instrumental *kernōnē *kernōmiz

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Kroonen, Guus (2013), “kernan”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 285