Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/wrīhô

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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 Proto-Indo-European *wréyḱ-on-.[1] from *wreyḱ- (to twist, to bend).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

*wrīhô m[1]

  1. instep

DeclensionEdit

masculine an-stemDeclension of *wrīhô (masculine an-stem)
singular plural
nominative *wrīhô *wrīhaniz
vocative *wrīhô *wrīhaniz
accusative *wrīhanų *wrīhanunz
genitive *wrīhiniz *wrīhanǫ̂
dative *wrīhini *wrīhammaz
instrumental *wrīhinē *wrīhammiz

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Old Dutch: [Term?]
  • Old High German: rīho
    • Middle High German: [Term?]

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Kroonen, Guus (2013), “*wrīhan-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 596