Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/leuþą

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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 Proto-Indo-European *lewt-, *lewdʰ- (song, sound), from Proto-Indo-European *lew- (to sound, resound, sing out). Cognate with Irish laoidh (song, poem), Latin laus (thanksgiving, praise).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

*leuþą n

  1. song, lay, song of praise

InflectionEdit

neuter a-stemDeclension of *leuþą (neuter a-stem)
singular plural
nominative *leuþą *leuþō
vocative *leuþą *leuþō
accusative *leuþą *leuþō
genitive *leuþas, *liuþis *leuþǫ̂
dative *liuþai *leuþamaz
instrumental *leuþō *leuþamiz

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