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Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/saltą

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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.

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Proto-GermanicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European, ultimately from *seh₂l-. The closest cognate is Old Armenian աղտ (ałt) (cf. also Proto-Slavic *soldъkъ, Lithuanian saldus). Other cognates include Latin sāl, Latvian sāls, Russian соль (solʹ), Ancient Greek ἅλς (háls) and Welsh halen.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

*saltą n

  1. salt

InflectionEdit

neuter a-stemDeclension of *saltą (neuter a-stem)
singular plural
nominative *saltą *saltō
vocative *saltą *saltō
accusative *saltą *saltō
genitive *saltas, *saltis *saltǫ̂
dative *saltai *saltamaz
instrumental *saltō *saltamiz

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