Reconstruction:Proto-West Germanic/marh

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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 *marhaz.

NounEdit

*marh m[1]

  1. horse
    Synonyms: *ehw, *hross, *parafred, *wigi

InflectionEdit

Masculine a-stem
Singular
Nominative *marh
Genitive *marhas
Singular Plural
Nominative *marh *marhō, *marhōs
Accusative *marh *marhā
Genitive *marhas *marhō
Dative *marhē *marhum
Instrumental *marhu *marhum

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Old English: mearh, mear
  • Old Frisian: mar
  • Old High German: marh, march, marah
    • Middle High German: marc

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Ringe, Donald; Taylor, Ann (2014) The Development of Old English (A Linguistic History of English; 2), Oxford: Oxford University Press, →ISBN, page 308: “PWGmc *marh”