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Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/launą

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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 *lh₂ewnom or *lowh₂nom (with laryngeal metathesis),[1] from Proto-Indo-European *leh₂w- (to capture, enjoy). Cognate with Latin lucrum (profit, foredeal), Ancient Greek λεία (leía, booty, spoils).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

*launą n

  1. reward, credit, booty

InflectionEdit

neuter a-stemDeclension of *launą (neuter a-stem)
singular plural
nominative *launą *launō
vocative *launą *launō
accusative *launą *launō
genitive *launas, *launis *launǫ̂
dative *launai *launamaz
instrumental *launō *launamiz

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Kroonen, Guus (2013) Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill