Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/spaluz

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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

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NounEdit

*spaluz m

  1. rod, pole, spike
    Synonyms: *furkaz, *galgô, *mastaz, *rōdō, *skaftaz, *spīkō, *spīrǭ, *stauraz, *tainaz
  2. splinter
    Synonyms: *speldą, *spīkō

InflectionEdit

u-stemDeclension of *spaluz (u-stem)
singular plural
nominative *spaluz *spaliwiz
vocative *spalu *spaliwiz
accusative *spalų *spalunz
genitive *spalauz *spaliwǫ̂
dative *spaliwi *spalumaz
instrumental *spalū *spalumiz

DescendantsEdit

  • Old English: *spalu
  • Old High German: *spal
    • Middle High German: spale
      • German: Spale (dialectal)
  • Old Norse: spǫlr (acc. spǫlu)