Reconstruction:Proto-West Germanic/gant

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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-Indo-European *gʷʰen- (to flourish, be full, swell, abound). Cognate with Lithuanian ganėti (to be enough, be sufficient, suffice), Sanskrit घन (ghaná, compact, solid, dense), Persian آگنج(āganj, full, complete), Persian آکندن(āgandan, to fill up).

AdjectiveEdit

*gant

  1. whole, healthy
  2. all, complete

InflectionEdit

a-stem
Singular Masculine
Nominative *gant
Genitive *gantas
Singular Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative *gant *gantu *gant
Accusative *gantanā *gantā *gant
Genitive *gantas *ganteʀā *gantas
Dative *gantumē *ganteʀē *gantumē
Instrumental *gantu *ganteʀu *gantu
Plural Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative *gantē *gantō *gantu
Accusative *gantā *gantā *gantu
Genitive *ganteʀō *ganteʀō *ganteʀō
Dative *gantēm, *gantum *gantēm, *gantum *gantēm, *gantum
Instrumental *gantēm, *gantum *gantēm, *gantum *gantēm, *gantum

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