Reconstruction:Proto-West Germanic/uʀ-

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 Germanic edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Germanic *uz-.

Prefix edit


  1. up, out, over

Derived terms edit

Descendants edit

The descendants differ depending on whether the prefix was unstressed (in verbs) or stressed (in other parts of speech):


  • Old English: or-
    • Middle English: or-
  • Old Frisian: or-
    • Saterland Frisian: uur-
    • West Frisian: oar-
  • Old Saxon: ur-, or-
    • Middle Low German: or-
      • German Low German: oor-
  • Old Dutch: ur-, or-
  • Old High German: ur-