Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/rūnô

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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 *rūnō (secret, mystery).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

*rūnô m[1]

  1. counselor

InflectionEdit

masculine an-stemDeclension of *rūnô (masculine an-stem)
singular plural
nominative *rūnô *rūnaniz
vocative *rūnô *rūnaniz
accusative *rūnanų *rūnanunz
genitive *rūniniz *rūnanǫ̂
dative *rūnini *rūnammaz
instrumental *rūninē *rūnammiz

DescendantsEdit

  • West Germanic: *rūnō
  • Old Norse: rúni, Rúni

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Orel, Vladimir (2003), “*rūnōn”, in A Handbook of Germanic Etymology, Leiden: Brill, →ISBN, page 310