Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/nahtigalǭ

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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 *nahts (night) +‎ *galǭ (songstress), from *galaną.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈnɑx.ti.ˌɣɑ.lɔ̃ː/

NounEdit

*nahtigalǭ f

  1. nightingale

InflectionEdit

ōn-stemDeclension of *nahtigalǭ (ōn-stem)
singular plural
nominative *nahtigalǭ *nahtigalōniz
vocative *nahtigalǭ *nahtigalōniz
accusative *nahtigalōnų *nahtigalōnunz
genitive *nahtigalōniz *nahtigalōnǫ̂
dative *nahtigalōni *nahtigalōmaz
instrumental *nahtigalōnē *nahtigalōmiz

DescendantsEdit