Reconstruction:Proto-West Germanic/treuwu

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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 *trewwō.

NounEdit

*treuwu f[1]

  1. fidelity, pledge

InflectionEdit

ō-stem
Singular
Nominative *treuwu
Genitive *treuwā
Singular Plural
Nominative *treuwu *treuwō
Accusative *treuwā *treuwā
Genitive *treuwā *treuwō
Dative *treuwē *treuwōm
Instrumental *treuwu *treuwōm

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 66: “PWGmc [...] *treuwō- (nom. sg. *treu??)”