Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/waigō

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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

Derived from Proto-Indo-European *weyk- (to fight).[1] Cognate with Lithuanian viẽkas and Russian век (vek).

PronunciationEdit

IPA(key): /ˈwɑi̯.ɣɔː/

NounEdit

*waigō f[1]

  1. strength

InflectionEdit

ō-stemDeclension of *waigō (ō-stem)
singular plural
nominative *waigō *waigôz
vocative *waigō *waigôz
accusative *waigǭ *waigōz
genitive *waigōz *waigǫ̂
dative *waigōi *waigōmaz
instrumental *waigō *waigōmiz

DescendantsEdit

  • Old Norse: veig

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Kroonen, Guus (2013), “*waigō-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 566