Reconstruction:Proto-West Germanic/-ōjan

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This Proto-West 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-West GermanicEdit

EtymologyEdit

Reanalysed from *-ōn based on the first and third class of weak verbs.

SuffixEdit

*-ōjan

  1. (Northern) Alternative form of *-ōn

Further readingEdit

  • Sehrt, Edward H. (1940) , “The Long Forms of ōn-Verbs in Old Saxon”, in Language, volume 16, issue 2, Linguistic Society of America, DOI:10.2307/408945