Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/lahsaz

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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 Pre-Germanic *laḱsos, from Proto-Indo-European *laḱs- (salmon, trout). Cognate with Proto-Slavic *lososь, Ossetian лӕсӕг (læsæg, salmon), Tocharian B laksi (fish).[1] See lax and Latvian lasis for further non-Germanic cognates.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

*lahsaz m

  1. salmon

InflectionEdit

masculine a-stemDeclension of *lahsaz (masculine a-stem)
singular plural
nominative *lahsaz *lahsōz, *lahsōs
vocative *lahs *lahsōz, *lahsōs
accusative *lahsą *lahsanz
genitive *lahsas, *lahsis *lahsǫ̂
dative *lahsai *lahsamaz
instrumental *lahsō *lahsamiz

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Karulis, Konstantīns (1992) , “lasis”, in Latviešu Etimoloģijas Vārdnīca (in Latvian), Rīga: AVOTS, →ISBN