Appendix:Proto-Germanic/dwēsaz

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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 *dʰwÁs-, *dʰewes- (to whisk, sprinkle, scatter, twirl), from Proto-Indo-European *dʰew- (to dim, dull, cloud, make obscure, swirl, whirl). More at *dwalaz.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

dwēsaz

  1. foolish, stupid

Declension[edit]


Descendants[edit]

  • Old English: dwǣs (adj. & n.)
  • Old Frisian: dwēs
  • Old Saxon: *dwās
  • Old Dutch: *dwās
  • Old High German: *twās, *dwās