Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/wunskaz

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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

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *wenh₁- (to wish, love).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

*wunskaz m[1]

  1. wish

InflectionEdit

masculine a-stemDeclension of *wunskaz (masculine a-stem)
singular plural
nominative *wunskaz *wunskōz, *wunskōs
vocative *wunsk *wunskōz, *wunskōs
accusative *wunską *wunskanz
genitive *wunskas, *wunskis *wunskǫ̂
dative *wunskai *wunskamaz
instrumental *wunskō *wunskamiz

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Old Saxon: *wunsk
  • Old Dutch: *wunsk
  • Old High German: wunsk
  • Old Norse: ōsk f

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Orel, Vladimir (2003), “*wunskō~*wunskaz”, in A Handbook of Germanic Etymology, Leiden: Brill, →ISBN, page 475