Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/ahsō

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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 *h₂eḱs- (axle).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

*ahsō f[1]

  1. axle

Inflection[edit]

ō-stemDeclension of *ahsō (ō-stem)
singular plural
nominative *ahsō *ahsôz
vocative *ahsō *ahsôz
accusative *ahsǭ *ahsōz
genitive *ahsōz *ahsǫ̂
dative *ahsōi *ahsōmaz
instrumental *ahsō *ahsōmiz

Descendants[edit]

  • West Germanic: *ahsu
    • Old English: eax
    • Old Frisian: *ax
      • West Frisian: as
    • Old Saxon: ahsa
    • Old Dutch: *assa
    • Old High German: ahsa

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kroonen, Guus (2013) , “*ahsō-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 6