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Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/limuz

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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

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *li-, *lAy-, *elAy-, *el- (to bend).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

*limuz m

  1. (anatomy) limb; member
  2. (of a tree) branch; twig

InflectionEdit

u-stemDeclension of *limuz (u-stem)
singular plural
nominative *limuz *limiwiz
vocative *limu *limiwiz
accusative *limų *limunz
genitive *limauz *limiwǫ̂
dative *limiwi *limumaz
instrumental *limū *limumiz

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Old English: lim n, lym n
  • Old Saxon: *limu, *lim
    • Middle Low German: lem
  • Old Dutch: *limu
  • Old Norse: limr m; lim f; lim n