Appendix:Proto-Germanic/wrōts

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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 *wréh₂ds.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

*wrōts f

  1. root

Declension[edit]

The original stem ablaut was initially preserved, but lexical split already occurred within the Proto-Germanic period.


Descendants[edit]

The West and East Germanic descendants derive from the oblique stem, while North Germanic preserves both stems but as separate words.