Reconstruction:Proto-West Germanic/saru

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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 GermanicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *sarwą.

NounEdit

*saru n[1]

  1. equipment, armour
  2. device

InflectionEdit

Neuter wa-stem
Singular
Nominative *saru
Genitive *sarwas
Singular Plural
Nominative *saru *saru
Accusative *saru *saru
Genitive *sarwas *sarwō
Dative *sarwē *sarum
Instrumental *saru *sarum

DescendantsEdit

  • Old English: searu, searo
  • Old High German: saro

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Ringe, Donald; Taylor, Ann (2014) The Development of Old English (A Linguistic History of English; 2), Oxford: Oxford University Press, →ISBN, page 46: “PWGmc *saru”