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Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/senawō

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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

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *snḗh₁wr̥ (sinew, tendon), from Proto-Indo-European *(s)neh₁- (to twist (threads), spin, weave). Cognate with Latin nervus (tendon, nerve), Ancient Greek νεῦρον (neûron, tendon, cord, nerve), Avestan 𐬯𐬥𐬁𐬎𐬎𐬀𐬭(snāuuar, tendon, sinew), Sanskrit स्नावन् (snā́van-, snāván-, tendon, muscle, sinew).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

*senawō f

  1. (anatomy) cord, tendon, sinew; nerve

InflectionEdit

ō-stemDeclension of *senawō (ō-stem)
singular plural
nominative *senawō *senawôz
vocative *senawō *senawôz
accusative *senawǭ *senawōz
genitive *senawōz *senawǫ̂
dative *senawōi *senawōmaz
instrumental *senawō *senawōmiz

DescendantsEdit