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Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/tainaz

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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.

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Proto-GermanicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Pre-Germanic *doynos. Kroonen also connects *tiną (tin).[1]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

*tainaz m

  1. rod
  2. twig
  3. straw; lot

InflectionEdit

masculine a-stemDeclension of *tainaz (masculine a-stem)
singular plural
nominative *tainaz *tainōz, *tainōs
vocative *tain *tainōz, *tainōs
accusative *tainą *tainanz
genitive *tainas, *tainis *tainǫ̂
dative *tainai *tainamaz
instrumental *tainō *tainamiz

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Kroonen, Guus (2013) Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill