Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/wakwō

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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 the same root as *wakwaz, namely Proto-Indo-European *wegʷ-.[1]

NounEdit

*wakwō f

  1. a hole in the water, a polynya

DeclensionEdit

ō-stemDeclension of *wakwō (ō-stem)
singular plural
nominative *wakwō *wakwôz
vocative *wakwō *wakwôz
accusative *wakwǭ *wakwōz
genitive *wakwōz *wakwǫ̂
dative *wakwōi *wakwōmaz
instrumental *wakwō *wakwōmiz

DescendantsEdit

  • Middle Low German: wake
  • Old Norse: vǫk

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Kroonen, Guus (2013), “wakwa-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 569