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Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/skelduz

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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

EtymologyEdit

From Pre-Germanic *skelH-tús, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)kelH- (to split).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

*skelduz m

  1. shield

InflectionEdit

u-stemDeclension of *skelduz (u-stem)
singular plural
nominative *skelduz *skildiwiz
vocative *skeldu *skildiwiz
accusative *skeldų *skeldunz
genitive *skeldauz *skildiwǫ̂
dative *skildiwi *skeldumaz
instrumental *skeldū *skeldumiz

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ReferencesEdit

  • Kroonen, Guus (2013) Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill