Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/wistiz

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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

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From *wesaną (to be) +‎ *-þiz.

NounEdit

*wistiz f

  1. essence, being
  2. nature, reality
  3. substance
InflectionEdit
i-stemDeclension of *wistiz (i-stem)
singular plural
nominative *wistiz *wistīz
vocative *wisti *wistīz
accusative *wistį *wistinz
genitive *wistīz *wistijǫ̂
dative *wistī *wistimaz
instrumental *wistī *wistimiz
DescendantsEdit
  • Old English: wist
  • Old Saxon: wist
    • Middle Low German: wist
  • Old High German: wist
    • Middle High German: wist
  • Old Norse: vist
  • Gothic: 𐍅𐌹𐍃𐍄𐍃 (wists)

Etymology 2Edit

From *wesaną (to consume, feast) +‎ *-þiz.[1]

NounEdit

*wistiz f

  1. provision, support
  2. subsistence, food
InflectionEdit
i-stemDeclension of *wistiz (i-stem)
singular plural
nominative *wistiz *wistīz
vocative *wisti *wistīz
accusative *wistį *wistinz
genitive *wistīz *wistijǫ̂
dative *wistī *wistimaz
instrumental *wistī *wistimiz
DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Kroonen, Guus (2013) Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 583