Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/magaþs

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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 *maguz.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

*magaþs f[1][2]

  1. maiden, girl
  2. virgin

InflectionEdit

consonant stemDeclension of *magaþs (consonant stem)
singular plural
nominative *magaþs *magaþiz
vocative *magaþ *magaþiz
accusative *magaþų *magaþunz
genitive *magaþiz *magaþǫ̂
dative *magaþi *magaþumaz
instrumental *magaþē *magaþumiz

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DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Ringe, Donald (2006) From Proto-Indo-European to Proto-Germanic (A Linguistic History of English; 1)‎[1], Oxford: Oxford University Press, →ISBN, page 279: “*magaþ-”
  2. ^ Ringe, Donald; Taylor, Ann (2014) The Development of Old English (A Linguistic History of English; 2), Oxford: Oxford University Press, →ISBN, page 148: “PGmc, PWGmc *magaþ-”
  3. ^ Kroonen, Guus (2013) , “*magaþi-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN