Reconstruction:Proto-West Germanic/diubul

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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

Borrowed from Latin diabolus (devil). Parallel borrowing with Old Norse djǫfull.

NounEdit

*diubul m[1]

  1. devil

InflectionEdit

Masculine a-stem
Singular
Nominative *diubul
Genitive *diubulas
Singular Plural
Nominative *diubul *diubulō, *diubulōs
Accusative *diubul *diubulā
Genitive *diubulas *diubulō
Dative *diubulē *diubulum
Instrumental *diubulu *diubulum

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Ringe, Donald; Taylor, Ann (2014) The Development of Old English (A Linguistic History of English; 2), Oxford: Oxford University Press, →ISBN, page 135: “PWGmc *diubul”