Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/burþiz

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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 the oblique stem of Proto-Indo-European *bʰértis, from *bʰer- (to bear). Equivalent to *beraną +‎ *-þiz. Compare Sanskrit भृति (bhṛti, bearing).

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Noun[edit]

*burþiz f

  1. bearing, carrying
  2. pregnancy
  3. birth

Inflection[edit]

The oblique has the voiced Verner alternant.

i-stemDeclension of *burþiz (i-stem)
singular plural
nominative *burþiz *burþīz
vocative *burþi *burþīz
accusative *burþį *burþīnz
genitive *burdīz *burdijǫ̂
dative *burdī *burdimaz
instrumental *burdī *burdimiz

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