This Proto-Germanic entry contains reconstructed terms 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-Germanic edit

Alternative forms edit

  • *negun (Ingvaeonic and Istvaeonic)

Etymology edit

From earlier *newunt, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁néwn̥, with -t added through influence of *tehun (ten).

Pronunciation edit

Numeral edit

Proto-Germanic cardinal numbers
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    Cardinal : *newun
    Ordinal : *newundô
    Multiplier : *newunfalþaz


  1. nine

Descendants edit