Appendix:Proto-Germanic/wihtiz

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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 *wekti- (object, thing). Cognate with Old Church Slavonic veštĭ.

Noun[edit]

*wihtiz f

  1. essence, being
  2. thing, creature

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

See *wihtą for more etymological information. The form *wihtiz for wight might also have been an analogy with *wihtiz for weight.