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

*kwenǭ f

  1. woman

Inflection edit

ōn-stemDeclension of *kwenǭ (ōn-stem)
singular plural
nominative *kwenǭ *kwenōniz
vocative *kwenǭ *kwenōniz
accusative *kwenōnų *kwenōnunz
genitive *kwenōniz *kwenōnǫ̂
dative *kwenōni *kwenōmaz
instrumental *kwenōnē *kwenōmiz

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