Reconstruction:Proto-West Germanic/smal

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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 *smalaz.

AdjectiveEdit

*smal[1]

  1. small

InflectionEdit

a-stem
Singular Masculine
Nominative *smal
Genitive *smalas
Singular Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative *smal *smalu *smal
Accusative *smalanā *smalā *smal
Genitive *smalas *smaleʀā *smalas
Dative *smalumē *smaleʀē *smalumē
Instrumental *smalu *smaleʀu *smalu
Plural Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative *smalē *smalō *smalu
Accusative *smalā *smalā *smalu
Genitive *smaleʀō *smaleʀō *smaleʀō
Dative *smalēm, *smalum *smalēm, *smalum *smalēm, *smalum
Instrumental *smalēm, *smalum *smalēm, *smalum *smalēm, *smalum

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 148: “PWGmc *smal”