This Proto-Germanic entry contains reconstructed terms 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-Germanic edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Indo-European *wénh₁-ih₂ ~ wn̥h₁-yéh₂-s, from *wenh₁- (to love) +‎ *-ih₂. Cognate with Latin venia (indulgence, kindness).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

*wunjō f

  1. joy, delight, pleasure, lust
  2. (Runic alphabet) name of the W-rune ()

Inflection edit

ō-stemDeclension of *wunjō (ō-stem)
singular plural
nominative *wunjō *wunjôz
vocative *wunjō *wunjôz
accusative *wunjǭ *wunjōz
genitive *wunjōz *wunjǫ̂
dative *wunjōi *wunjōmaz
instrumental *wunjō *wunjōmiz

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