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Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/sek

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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

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *swé.

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

*sek

  1. accusative of *se-

DescendantsEdit

  • Old Frisian: sik (possibly borrowed)
    • Saterland Frisian: sik
  • Old Saxon: sik
  • Old Dutch: sich, sig (only in early Limburgish texts)
    • Middle Dutch: sich, sic, sik (only common in the eastern areas of the Middle Dutch language area)
      • Dutch: zich (spread to all areas, possibly reinforced by German sich)
    • Limburgish: zich
  • Old High German: sih
  • Old Norse: sik
  • Old Norse: -sk (passive verb suffix)
    • Icelandic: -st
    • Norwegian: -s
    • Swedish: -s
    • Danish: -s
  • Gothic: 𐍃𐌹𐌺 (sik)