Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/kuppaz

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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 earlier *kubnáz, from Proto-Indo-European *gup- (round object, knoll), from *gew- (to bend, curve, arch, vault).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

*kuppaz m

  1. round object; orb
  2. vessel; container; bowl
  3. knoll; hilltop; summit
  4. crown (of the head); harnpan; skull; head

InflectionEdit

masculine a-stemDeclension of *kuppaz (masculine a-stem)
singular plural
nominative *kuppaz *kuppōz, *kuppōs
vocative *kupp *kuppōz, *kuppōs
accusative *kuppą *kuppanz
genitive *kuppas, *kuppis *kuppǫ̂
dative *kuppai *kuppamaz
instrumental *kuppō *kuppamiz

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

Note: Descendants of this word were influenced by or conflated with unrelated Latin cūpa, a word of similar form and meaning.