Reconstruction:Proto-West Germanic/swārēn

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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 *swērāną. Equivalent to *swār (heavy) +‎ *-ēn.

VerbEdit

*swārēn

  1. to be heavy
  2. to become heavy

InflectionEdit

Class 3 weak
Infinitive *swārēn
1st sg. past *swār?dā
Infinitive *swārēn
Genitive infin. *swārēnijas
Dative infin. *swārēnijē
Instrum. infin. *swārēniju
Indicative Present Past
1st singular *swārē *swār?dā
2nd singular *swārēs *swār?dēs, *swār?dēs
3rd singular *swārēþ *swār?dē, *swār?dā
1st plural *swārēm *swār?dum
2nd plural *swārēþ *swār?dud
3rd plural *swārēnþ *swār?dun
Subjunctive Present Past
1st singular *swārē *swār?dī
2nd singular *swārēs *swār?dī
3rd singular *swārē *swār?dī
1st plural *swārēm *swār?dīm
2nd plural *swārēþ *swār?dīd
3rd plural *swārēn *swār?dīn
Imperative Present
Singular *swārē
Plural *swārēþ
Present Past
Participle *swārēndī *swār?d

DescendantsEdit

  • Old Frisian: swēria
  • Old High German: swārēn