Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/unhtwǭ

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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

From Pre-Germanic *n̥kʷ-tw-, derived from Proto-Indo-European *nókʷts. Compare Sanskrit अक्तु (aktu, dark, night).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

*unhtwǭ f

  1. last part of the night

InflectionEdit

ōn-stemDeclension of *unhtwǭ (ōn-stem)
singular plural
nominative *unhtwǭ *unhtwōniz
vocative *unhtwǭ *unhtwōniz
accusative *unhtwōnų *unhtwōnunz
genitive *unhtwōniz *unhtwōnǫ̂
dative *unhtwōni *unhtwōmaz
instrumental *unhtwōnē *unhtwōmiz

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DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Kroonen, Guus (2013) Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, pages 559-560