Appendix:Proto-Germanic/warjaz

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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]

Derived from *warjaną (to hinder, defend).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

*warjaz m

  1. inhabitant, citizen

Declension[edit]


Usage notes[edit]

This noun does not survive on its own in any language, but only as a suffix. This may mean that it appeared only in compounds in Proto-Germanic as well.

Descendants[edit]

The compound form of this noun was conflated with *-ārijaz in many languages, eventually causing both to be treated as one.