Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/hwehwlą

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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]

PIE root
*kʷel-

From *hʷéhʷloz, from *hʷéhʷlos, from Proto-Indo-European *kʷékʷlos ‎(wheel).

Plural *hweulō from Proto-Indo-European *kʷekʷléh₂ ‎(wheels).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

*hwehwlą n

  1. wheel

Declension[edit]

The plural *hweulō descends from an Indo-European collective noun and shows the original Verner alternant gw, which later became w (represented by u).


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