Appendix:Proto-Germanic/-į̄

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This Proto-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-Germanic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *-i-h₂.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

*-į̄ f

  1. -th. Forms abstract nouns from adjectives which represent 'the state, quality or measure of' the adjective.

Declension[edit]


Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Old English: (umlaut + -o, -u, even after long syllables: e.g. ieldu, brǣdu, etc.)
  • Old Frisian: -e
  • Old Saxon: -i
  • Old Dutch: *-i
    • Middle Dutch: -e
      • Dutch: -e
  • Old High German: -i
    • German: -e
  • Old Norse: -i
    • Icelandic: -i
    • Faroese: -i
    • Norwegian: -e, -a
  • Gothic: -𐌴𐌹 (-ei)