Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/astaz

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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 *h₃ósdos (branch). Cognate with Ancient Greek ὄζος (ózos, branch, twig) and Old Armenian ոստ (ost).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

*astaz m

  1. branch
    Synonyms: *limuz, *telguz, *tōgô, *twīgą

Inflection[edit]

masculine a-stemDeclension of *astaz (masculine a-stem)
singular plural
nominative *astaz *astōz, *astōs
vocative *ast *astōz, *astōs
accusative *astą *astanz
genitive *astas, *astis *astǫ̂
dative *astai *astamaz
instrumental *astō *astamiz

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Proto-West Germanic: *ast
    • Old Saxon: ast
      • Middle Low German: ast
    • Old Dutch: *ast
    • Old High German: ast
  • Gothic: 𐌰𐍃𐍄𐍃 (asts)