Reconstruction:Proto-West Germanic/wīn

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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

Borrowed from Latin vīnum.

NounEdit

*wīn n[1]

  1. wine

InflectionEdit

Neuter a-stem
Singular
Nominative *wīn
Genitive *wīnas
Singular Plural
Nominative *wīn *wīnu
Accusative *wīn *wīnu
Genitive *wīnas *wīnō
Dative *wīnē *wīnum
Instrumental *wīnu *wīnum

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 136: “PWGmc *wīn”