Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/Tīwaz

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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 earlier attested teiva- (/teywa-/) (450-350 BCE, Negau), from Proto-Indo-European *deywós (god).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

*Tīwaz m

  1. Tyr, the Germanic god of war. Identified in later times with the Roman god Mars.
  2. (Runic alphabet) name of the T-rune ()

Inflection[edit]

masculine a-stemDeclension of *Tīwaz (masculine a-stem)
singular
nominative *Tīwaz
vocative *Tīw
accusative *Tīwą
genitive *Tīwas, *Tīwis
dative *Tīwai
instrumental *Tīwō

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