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Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/uzdaz

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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

Possibly from Proto-Indo-European *ud-s (out) (> *uz (out)) + *dʰeh₁- (to set, put, place).[1] Alternatively connected to the root *wes- (to prick) (connected to Albanian usht (thistle)).[2]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

*uzdaz m

  1. sharp point
  2. place

InflectionEdit

masculine a-stemDeclension of *uzdaz (masculine a-stem)
singular plural
nominative *uzdaz *uzdōz, *uzdōs
vocative *uzd *uzdōz, *uzdōs
accusative *uzdą *uzdanz
genitive *uzdas, *uzdis *uzdǫ̂
dative *uzdai *uzdamaz
instrumental *uzdō *uzdamiz

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Kroonen, Guus (2013), “*uzda-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill
  2. ^ Wolfgang Pfeifer (ed.), Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Deutschen, 2nd ed. (1993), s.v. "Ort".