Appendix:Proto-Germanic/gutô

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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]

Perhaps from *geutaną (to pour). Compare Old Norse Goti (Gotlander, Goth), and related also to Gutnish, Gotland.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

*gutô m

  1. a Goth

Declension[edit]


Descendants[edit]

The Goths probably originated from Gotland, since the Old Norse word for the Gotlanders is the same as the word used for the Goths. There are also some linguistic similarities that point to a Gotlandic origin.