Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/stakkaz

This Proto-Germanic entry contains reconstructed terms 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-Germanic

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Etymology

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Per Kroonen (arguing for the controversial Kluge's law for Proto-Germanic -kk-) from earlier *stogʰ-nós,[1] cognate with Ancient Greek στόχος, but unclear if he derives *stogʰ-nós from a Proto-Indo-European *stegʰ-. Per Pokorny et al. from PIE *(s)teg- (beam, stake) and cognate with Latin tignum ("tree trunk, beam ,log'), but not cognate with Ancient Greek στόχος. [2]

Pronunciation

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Noun

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*stakkaz m

  1. pile of hay; haystack

Inflection

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masculine a-stemDeclension of *stakkaz (masculine a-stem)
singular plural
nominative *stakkaz *stakkōz, *stakkōs
vocative *stakk *stakkōz, *stakkōs
accusative *stakką *stakkanz
genitive *stakkas, *stakkis *stakkǫ̂
dative *stakkai *stakkamaz
instrumental *stakkō *stakkamiz

Descendants

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  • Old Norse: stakkr
  • ? Proto-Finnic: *sakna (see there for further descendants)

References

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  1. ^ Kroonen, Guus (2013) “*stakka-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 472
  2. ^ stack, n.”, in OED Online  , Oxford, Oxfordshire: Oxford University Press, 19 November 2019.