Reconstruction:Proto-West Germanic/geban

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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 *gebaną.

VerbEdit

*geban[1]

  1. to give

InflectionEdit

Strong class 5
Infinitive *geban
1st sg. past *gab
3rd pl. past *gābun
Past ptcple *geban
Infinitive *geban
Genitive infin. *gebannjas
Dative infin. *gebannjē
Instrum. infin. *gebannju
Indicative Present Past
1st singular *gebu *gab
2nd singular *gibiʀi *gābī
3rd singular *gibidi *gab
1st plural *gebum *gābum
2nd plural *gibid *gābud
3rd plural *geband *gābun
Subjunctive Present Past
1st singular *gebē *gābī
2nd singular *gebēs *gābī
3rd singular *gebē *gābī
1st plural *gebēm *gābīm
2nd plural *gebēþ *gābīd
3rd plural *gebēn *gābīn
Imperative Present
Singular *geb
Plural *gibid
Present Past
Participle *gebandī *geban

Derived termsEdit

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 67: “‘you gave’ [...] PWGmc *gābī”