Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/sehs

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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 earlier *swehs, from Proto-Indo-European *swéḱs with a loss of *w (as also seen in Sanskrit षष् (ṣáṣ) (< Proto-Indo-Iranian *šwaćš)).

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

cardinal number
6 Previous: *fimf
Next: *sebun

*sehs (ordinal *sehstô)

  1. six

Descendants[edit]