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Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/segaz

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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

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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *séǵʰos ~ séǵʰes- (control, power), from root *seǵʰ- (to hold, overpower).[1] Cognate with Sanskrit सहस् (sáhas, force, power, victory), and the Ancient Greek verb ἔχω (ékhō, I have, I own).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

*segaz n

  1. victory, triumph

InflectionEdit

z-stemDeclension of *segaz (z-stem)
singular plural
nominative *segaz *sigizō
vocative *segaz *sigizō
accusative *segaz *sigizō
genitive *sigiziz *sigizǫ̂
dative *sigizi *sigizumaz
instrumental *sigizē *sigizumiz

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Ringe, Don (2006) From Proto-Indo-European to Proto-Germanic, Oxford University Press