Reconstruction:Proto-West Germanic/fak

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This Proto-West Germanic entry contains reconstructed terms 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 *faką.

NounEdit

*fak n[1]

  1. division, compartment
  2. period, interval

InflectionEdit

Neuter a-stem
Singular
Nominative *fak
Genitive *fakas
Singular Plural
Nominative *fak *faku
Accusative *fak *faku
Genitive *fakas *fakō
Dative *fakē *fakum
Instrumental *faku *fakum

DescendantsEdit

  • Old English: fæc, fec
  • Old Frisian: fak, fek
    • Saterland Frisian: Fäk
    • West Frisian: fek
  • Old Saxon: fac, fak
    • Middle Low German: vak
      • German Low German: Fack
  • Old Dutch: *fak
  • Old High German: fah

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Ringe, Donald; Taylor, Ann (2014) The Development of Old English (A Linguistic History of English; 2), Oxford: Oxford University Press, →ISBN, page 194: “PWGmc *fak”