Reconstruction:Proto-West Germanic/hreuwu

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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 *hreuwan (to cause pain, regret) +‎ *-u.

NounEdit

*hreuwu f[1]

  1. regret
  2. penance

InflectionEdit

ō-stem
Singular
Nominative *hreuwu
Genitive *hreuwā
Singular Plural
Nominative *hreuwu *hreuwō
Accusative *hreuwā *hreuwā
Genitive *hreuwā *hreuwō
Dative *hreuwē *hreuwōm
Instrumental *hreuwu *hreuwōm

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 130: “PWGmc *hreuwu”