Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/skrattuz

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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 *(s)ker- (to shrink, wither, dry out, crinkle, wrimple).

NounEdit

*skrattuz m

  1. forest monster; goblin; troll

InflectionEdit

u-stemDeclension of *skrattuz (u-stem)
singular plural
nominative *skrattuz *skrattiwiz
vocative *skrattu *skrattiwiz
accusative *skrattų *skrattunz
genitive *skrattauz *skrattiwǫ̂
dative *skrattiwi *skrattumaz
instrumental *skrattū *skrattumiz

DescendantsEdit

The original paradigm of *skrad-, *skratt- allowed for different leveling among the daughter languages.