This Proto-Germanic entry contains reconstructed terms 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-Germanic edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Indo-European *gʷḗn (woman).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

*kwēniz f

  1. wife

Inflection edit

i-stemDeclension of *kwēniz (i-stem)
singular plural
nominative *kwēniz *kwēnīz
vocative *kwēni *kwēnīz
accusative *kwēnį *kwēninz
genitive *kwēnīz *kwēnijǫ̂
dative *kwēnī *kwēnimaz
instrumental *kwēnī *kwēnimiz

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