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Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/ribją

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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 Proto-Indo-European *h₁rebʰ- (arch; vault; cover; ceiling). Related with Proto-Slavic *rebro (rib).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

*ribją n

  1. (anatomy) rib
  2. reef

InflectionEdit

neuter a-stemDeclension of *ribją (neuter a-stem)
singular plural
nominative *ribją *ribjō
vocative *ribją *ribjō
accusative *ribją *ribjō
genitive *ribjas, *ribis *ribjǫ̂
dative *ribjai *ribjamaz
instrumental *ribjō *ribjamiz

DescendantsEdit