Reconstruction:Proto-West Germanic/taikn

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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 *taikną.

NounEdit

*taikn n[1]

  1. sign, token, symbol

InflectionEdit

Neuter a-stem
Singular
Nominative *taikn
Genitive *taiknas
Singular Plural
Nominative *taikn *taiknu
Accusative *taikn *taiknu
Genitive *taiknas *taiknō
Dative *taiknē *taiknum
Instrumental *taiknu *taiknum

Derived termsEdit

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 48: “PWGmc *taikn”