Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/aiwaz

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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 *h₂óyu ~ *h₂yéws, reformed as a thematic (a-stem) noun.

Noun[edit]

*aiwaz m

  1. long time, age, eternity
  2. law

Usage notes[edit]

The sense of "law" is found only in West Germanic, and is possibly secondary.

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