Reconstruction:Proto-West Germanic/brūkī

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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 *brūkiz.

AdjectiveEdit

*brūkī[1]

  1. useful

InflectionEdit

ja-stem
Singular Masculine
Nominative *brūkī
Genitive *brūkijas
Singular Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative *brūkī *brūkiju *brūkī
Accusative *brūkijanā *brūkijā *brūkī
Genitive *brūkijas *brūkijeʀā *brūkijas
Dative *brūkijumē *brūkijeʀē *brūkijumē
Instrumental *brūkiju *brūkijeʀu *brūkiju
Plural Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative *brūkijē *brūkijō *brūkiju
Accusative *brūkijā *brūkijā *brūkiju
Genitive *brūkijeʀō *brūkijeʀō *brūkijeʀō
Dative *brūkijēm, *brūkijum *brūkijēm, *brūkijum *brūkijēm, *brūkijum
Instrumental *brūkijēm, *brūkijum *brūkijēm, *brūkijum *brūkijēm, *brūkijum

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Old English: brȳċe (useful)
  • Old High German: brūhhi

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Ringe, Donald; Taylor, Ann (2014) The Development of Old English (A Linguistic History of English; 2), Oxford: Oxford University Press, →ISBN, page 208: “PWGmc *brūkī”