Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/dēdiz

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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.

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *dʰéh₁tis (putting, placement) (through an intermediate form *dʰētís with oxytonic stress[1]), from Proto-Indo-European *dʰeh₁- (to do, to put). Corresponds to *dōną +‎ *-þiz.

Noun[edit]

*dēdiz f

  1. deed, act
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Etymology 2[edit]

Verbal adjective derived from *dōną (to do). Similar in construction to Sanskrit दधि (dadhi, giving), both being derived from the weak perfect stem.

Adjective[edit]

*dēdiz

  1. doing, able to do
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References[edit]

  1. ^ Ringe, Don (2006) From Proto-Indo-European to Proto-Germanic, Oxford University Press