Reconstruction:Proto-West Germanic/lōkōn

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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

Unknown; perhaps related to Breton lagad (eye, look), Welsh llygad (eye), Cornish lagas (eye), from Proto-Indo-European *lewk- (to shine).[1][2][3][4]

VerbEdit

*lōkōn

  1. to look, see

InflectionEdit

Class 2 weak
Infinitive *lōkōn
1st sg. past *lōkōdā
Infinitive *lōkōn
Genitive infin. *lōkōnijas
Dative infin. *lōkōnijē
Instrum. infin. *lōkōniju
Indicative Present Past
1st singular *lōkō *lōkōdā
2nd singular *lōkōs *lōkōdēs, *lōkōdōs
3rd singular *lōkōþ *lōkōdē, *lōkōdā
1st plural *lōkōm *lōkōdum
2nd plural *lōkōþ *lōkōdud
3rd plural *lōkōnþ *lōkōdun
Subjunctive Present Past
1st singular *lōkō *lōkōdī
2nd singular *lōkōs *lōkōdī
3rd singular *lōkō *lōkōdī
1st plural *lōkōm *lōkōdīm
2nd plural *lōkōþ *lōkōdīd
3rd plural *lōkōn *lōkōdīn
Imperative Present
Singular *lōkō
Plural *lōkōþ
Present Past
Participle *lōkōndī *lōkōd

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Matasović, Ranko (2009), “*lowko-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 9), Leiden: Brill, →ISBN, pages 245-246
  2. ^ Falileyev, Alexander (2000), “licat”, in Etymological Glossary of Old Welsh (Buchreihe der Zeitschrift für celtische Philologie; 18), Walter de Gruyter, →ISBN, page 103
  3. ^ Koch, John (2004), “*lukato-”, in English–Proto-Celtic Word-list with attested comparanda, University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies, page 112
  4. ^ R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950–present), “llygad”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies