Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/nutō

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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 *nutiz (useful), from *neutaną (to enjoy, use, catch), from Proto-Indo-European *newd- (to acquire, make use of). Cognate with Lithuanian nauda (benefit, foredeal), Russian нужда́ (nuždá, need, request).

NounEdit

*nutō f

  1. use, profit, yield

InflectionEdit

ō-stemDeclension of *nutō (ō-stem)
singular plural
nominative *nutō *nutôz
vocative *nutō *nutôz
accusative *nutǭ *nutōz
genitive *nutōz *nutǫ̂
dative *nutōi *nutōmaz
instrumental *nutō *nutōmiz

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Old English: notu
    • Middle English: note, noote
  • Old Frisian: note
  • Old Dutch: *nota
  • Old High German: nuz