Reconstruction:Proto-West Germanic/alljas

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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

From Proto-Germanic *aljas, an adverbial genitive from *aljaz (other).

AdverbEdit

*alljas

  1. else, otherwise, besides

DescendantsEdit

  • Old English: elles
  • Old Frisian: elles, ellis
  • Old Dutch: elles
    • Middle Dutch: els
  • Old High German: elles, alles