Reconstruction:Proto-West Germanic/wīhijan

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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 *wīhijaną.

VerbEdit

*wīhijan

  1. to hallow, to consecrate

InflectionEdit

Class 1 weak
Infinitive *wīhijan
1st sg. past *wīhidā
Infinitive *wīhijan
Genitive infin. *wīhijannjas
Dative infin. *wīhijannjē
Instrum. infin. *wīhijannju
Indicative Present Past
1st singular *wīhiju *wīhidā
2nd singular *wīhisi *wīhidēs, *wīhidōs
3rd singular *wīhiþi *wīhidē, *wīhidā
1st plural *wīhijum *wīhidum
2nd plural *wīhiþ *wīhidud
3rd plural *wīhijanþ *wīhidun
Subjunctive Present Past
1st singular *wīhijē *wīhidī
2nd singular *wīhijēs *wīhidī
3rd singular *wīhijē *wīhidī
1st plural *wīhijēm *wīhidīm
2nd plural *wīhijēþ *wīhidīd
3rd plural *wīhijēn *wīhidīn
Imperative Present
Singular *wīhi
Plural *wīhiþ
Present Past
Participle *wīhijandī *wīhid

DescendantsEdit

  • Old Frisian: wīa
  • Old Saxon: wīhian
  • Old Dutch: wīen
  • Old High German: wīhen