Appendix:Proto-Germanic/-gaz

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This entry contains Proto-Germanic 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 *-kos, *-ḱos. Cognates include Latin -icus, Ancient Greek -ικός (-ikós), Sanskrit -शस (-śasa), -कस (-kasa) and Old Church Slavonic -ъkъ (-ŭkŭ).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

*-gaz

  1. -y; forms adjectives from nouns and verbs with a sense of 'being, having, or doing'.

Declension[edit]


Usage notes[edit]

This suffix is attached to the full stem of the preceding word, creating the variants *-agaz (for a-stems), *-īgaz (for i-stems), *-ugaz (for u-stems) and so on.

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]