Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/sehtô

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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

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

Proto-Germanic ordinal numbers
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    Cardinal : *sehs
    Ordinal : *sehtô
    Multiplier : *sehsfalþaz

*sehtô[1][2]

  1. sixth

InflectionEdit


Alternative reconstructionsEdit

DescendantsEdit

Most descendants eventually inserted an s from the cardinal number *sehs.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Kroonen, Guus (2013) , “*sehtan-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN
  2. ^ “sétt” in: Ásgeir Blöndal MagnússonÍslensk orðsifjabók, 1st edition, 2nd printing (1989). Reykjavík, Orðabók Háskólans.
  3. ^ Orel, Vladimir (2003) , “*sexstōn”, in A Handbook of Germanic Etymology, Leiden: Brill, →ISBN, page 322