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.

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Etymology edit

From an earlier *sumlą. The first element of the word is likely Proto-Indo-European *sm̥-, while the second element is unknown. According to Paul Bauschatz, the second element is *alu with the whole meaning being "gathering or coming together of ale".

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Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

*sumblą n

  1. banquet

Inflection edit

neuter a-stemDeclension of *sumblą (neuter a-stem)
singular plural
nominative *sumblą *sumblō
vocative *sumblą *sumblō
accusative *sumblą *sumblō
genitive *sumblas, *sumblis *sumblǫ̂
dative *sumblai *sumblamaz
instrumental *sumblō *sumblamiz

Descendants edit

  • Old English: symbel
  • Old Saxon: symbal, sumbal
  • Old High German: *sumbal
  • Old Norse: sumbl