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Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/sumpaz

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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

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

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PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

*sumpaz m

  1. fungus, sponge
  2. swamp, marsh

InflectionEdit

masculine a-stemDeclension of *sumpaz (masculine a-stem)
singular plural
nominative *sumpaz *sumpōz, *sumpōs
vocative *sump *sumpōz, *sumpōs
accusative *sumpą *sumpanz
genitive *sumpas, *sumpis *sumpǫ̂
dative *sumpai *sumpamaz
instrumental *sumpō *sumpamiz

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Old Frisian: *sump
  • Old Saxon: *sump
    • Middle Low German: sump
      • German Low German: Sump
      • Plautdietsch: Somp
      • Norwegian: sump
  • Old Dutch: *sump
    • Middle Dutch: sump, somp
      • Dutch: zomp
      • Middle English: (or from Middle Low German) sompe; swamp (a blend of sompe and swam)
        • English: sump; swamp (see there for further descendants)
  • Old High German: *sumpf
  • Old Norse: (soppr)