Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/aldiz

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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]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From *alaną +‎ *-þiz.

Noun[edit]

*aldiz f[1]

  1. age, generation
  2. lifetime
Inflection[edit]
i-stemDeclension of *aldiz (i-stem)
singular plural
nominative *aldiz *aldīz
vocative *aldi *aldīz
accusative *aldį *aldinz
genitive *aldīz *aldijǫ̂
dative *aldī *aldimaz
instrumental *aldī *aldimiz
Derived terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • Old Norse: ǫld
  • Gothic: 𐌰𐌻𐌳𐍃 (alds)

Etymology 2[edit]

From *alaną +‎ *-þiz.

Noun[edit]

*aldiz m

  1. human being; person; man
Declension[edit]
i-stemDeclension of *aldiz (i-stem)
singular plural
nominative *aldiz *aldīz
vocative *aldi *aldīz
accusative *aldį *aldinz
genitive *aldīz *aldijǫ̂
dative *aldī *aldimaz
instrumental *aldī *aldimiz
Related terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kroonen, Guus (2013) , “*aldi-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 20