Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/sarwą

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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-GermanicEdit

EtymologyEdit

Likely from Pre-Germanic *sor-wo-, derived from Proto-Indo-European *ser- (to tie together; to watch over, protect, guard).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

*sarwą n

  1. equipment, armor

InflectionEdit

neuter a-stemDeclension of *sarwą (neuter a-stem)
singular plural
nominative *sarwą *sarwō
vocative *sarwą *sarwō
accusative *sarwą *sarwō
genitive *sarwas, *sarwis *sarwǫ̂
dative *sarwai *sarwamaz
instrumental *sarwō *sarwamiz

Related termsEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Proto-West Germanic: *saru
    • Old English: searu, searo
    • Old High German: saro
  • Gothic: 𐍃𐌰𐍂𐍅𐌰 pl (sarwa)

Further readingEdit

  • Kroonen, Guus (2013) Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN
  • Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010) Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN