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Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/laiwarikǭ

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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.

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Proto-GermanicEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Perhaps from earlier *laiwazikǭ, a diminutive of *laiwaz (lark). Further origin uncertain.

According to Kuiper, from a European substratum (substrate) word, possibly a Celto-Germanic root shared with Gaulish *alauda (skylark); compare Latin alauda (lark).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈlɑi̯.wɑ.ri.kɔ̃ː/

NounEdit

*laiwarikǭ f

  1. lark

InflectionEdit

ōn-stemDeclension of *laiwarikǭ (ōn-stem)
singular plural
nominative *laiwarikǭ *laiwarikōniz
vocative *laiwarikǭ *laiwarikōniz
accusative *laiwarikōnų *laiwarikōnunz
genitive *laiwarikōniz *laiwarikōnǫ̂
dative *laiwarikōni *laiwarikōmaz
instrumental *laiwarikōnē *laiwarikōmiz

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Fryske Academy (1998): Lezingen fan it fjirtjinde Frysk Filologekongres: 23, 24 en 25 oktober 1996
  • Reichart, L. (2000): Kratylos, Volume 45