Reconstruction:Proto-West Germanic/kwenā

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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 *kwenǭ.

NounEdit

*kwenā f[1]

  1. woman

InflectionEdit

ōn-stem
Singular
Nominative *kwenā
Genitive *kwenōn
Singular Plural
Nominative *kwenā *kwenōn
Accusative *kwenōn *kwenōn
Genitive *kwenōn *kwenōnō
Dative *kwenōn *kwenōm
Instrumental *kwenōn *kwenōm

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 50: “PWGmc *kwenā”