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Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/uz-

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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 Proto-Indo-European *ud-s- (up, out), from Proto-Indo-European *úd (up, out); or perhaps from Proto-Indo-European *u-s- (off, from), related to Latin au-, Sanskrit अव- (ava-, off, down). Etymologically identical with Proto-Germanic *uz (out, out of).

PrefixEdit

*uz-

  1. up, out

Derived termsEdit

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DescendantsEdit

The descendants differ depending on whether the prefix was unstressed (in verbs) or stressed (in other parts of speech):

Stressed:

  • Old English: or-
    • Middle English: or-
  • Old Frisian: or-
    • Saterland Frisian: uur-
    • West Frisian: oar-
  • Old Saxon: ur-, or-
    • Middle Low German: or-
      • German Low German: oor-
  • Old Dutch: ur-, or-
  • Old High German: ur-
  • Gothic: 𐌿𐍃- (us-)

Unstressed: