Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/melwą

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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 *melh₂- (to beat; crush; grind). Cognate with Latin molō (mill; grist; grind, verb).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

*melwą n

  1. Ground corn; meal, flour

Inflection[edit]

neuter a-stemDeclension of *melwą (neuter a-stem)
singular plural
nominative *melwą *melwō
vocative *melwą *melwō
accusative *melwą *melwō
genitive *melwas, *milwis *melwǫ̂
dative *milwai *melwamaz
instrumental *melwō *melwamiz

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