Reconstruction:Proto-West Germanic/kwāni

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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 *kwēniz.

NounEdit

*kwāni f[1]

  1. (North Sea Germanic) woman, wife

InflectionEdit

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

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 230: “PWGmc *kwāni”