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

Possibly from Proto-Indo-European *lewH-.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

*lūs f

  1. louse

Inflection edit

consonant stemDeclension of *lūs (consonant stem)
singular plural
nominative *lūs *lūsiz
vocative *lūs *lūsiz
accusative *lūsų *lūsunz
genitive *lūsiz *lūsǫ̂
dative *lūsi *lūsumaz
instrumental *lūsē *lūsumiz

Descendants edit