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

Etymology edit

An instrumental noun from the Proto-Indo-European root Proto-Indo-European *seh₁-, via a byform *seh₁tlóm.[1]

Noun edit

*sēdlą n [1]

  1. (North Germanic) sieve
    Synonym: *hrīdrǭ

Inflection edit

neuter a-stemDeclension of *sēdlą (neuter a-stem)
singular plural
nominative *sēdlą *sēdlō
vocative *sēdlą *sēdlō
accusative *sēdlą *sēdlō
genitive *sēdlas, *sēdlis *sēdlǫ̂
dative *sēdlai *sēdlamaz
instrumental *sēdlō *sēdlamiz

Descendants edit

  • Old Norse: sáld
  • Proto-Finnic: *sëkla (see there for further descendants)

References edit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Kroonen, Guus (2013) Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 430