Reconstruction:Proto-West Germanic/kwāni

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 Germanic edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Germanic *kwēniz.

Noun edit

*kwāni f[1]

  1. (North Sea Germanic) woman, wife

Inflection edit

i-stem
Singular
Nominative *kwāni
Genitive *kwānī
Singular Plural
Nominative *kwāni *kwānī
Accusative *kwāni *kwānī
Genitive *kwānī *kwānijō
Dative *kwānī *kwānim, *kwānijum
Instrumental *kwānī *kwānim, *kwānijum

Descendants edit

References edit

  1. ^ Ringe, Donald; Taylor, Ann (2014) The Development of Old English (A Linguistic History of English; 2), Oxford: Oxford University Press, →ISBN, page 230: “PWGmc *kwāni”