Appendix:Proto-Germanic/watōr

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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 *wédōr, collective of *wódr̥.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

*watōr n

  1. water

Declension[edit]

The original heteroclitic alternation of r/n is preserved. The plural forms preserve the zero-grade forms of the suffix, and are like those of a neuter a-stem noun.


Descendants[edit]

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References[edit]

  • Don Ringe, From Proto-Indo-European to Proto-Germanic, Oxford University Press, 2006