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Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/windaz

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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 *h₂wéh₁n̥ts (genitive *h₂uh₁n̥tés), present participle of Proto-Indo-European *h₂weh₁- (to blow).[1] Cognate with Latin ventus.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

*windaz m

  1. wind

InflectionEdit

masculine a-stemDeclension of *windaz (masculine a-stem)
singular plural
nominative *windaz *windōz, *windōs
vocative *wind *windōz, *windōs
accusative *windą *windanz
genitive *windas, *windis *windǫ̂
dative *windai *windamaz
instrumental *windō *windamiz

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Philippa, Marlies; Debrabandere, Frans; Quak, Arend; Schoonheim, Tanneke; van der Sijs, Nicoline (2003–2009), “wind”, in Etymologisch woordenboek van het Nederlands (in Dutch), Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press