Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/būraz

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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 Proto-Indo-European *bʰuH-.[1]

Noun[edit]

*būraz m

  1. room, chamber
  2. dwelling, residence
Inflection[edit]
masculine a-stemDeclension of *būraz (masculine a-stem)
singular plural
nominative *būraz *būrōz, *būrōs
vocative *būr *būrōz, *būrōs
accusative *būrą *būranz
genitive *būras, *būris *būrǫ̂
dative *būrai *būramaz
instrumental *būrō *būramiz

Alternative reconstructions[edit]

Descendants[edit]
  • Old English: būr
    • Middle English: bour, boure
      • English: bower
      • Scots: bour
  • Old Saxon: *būr
    • Middle Low German: būr
      • German: -büren (in place names)
      • Polabian: bör
  • Old Dutch: *būr
  • Old High German: būr
    • Middle High German: būr
      • German: Bauer (birdcage)
  • Old Norse: búr

Etymology 2[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun[edit]

*būraz m

  1. dweller, inhabitant
Inflection[edit]
masculine a-stemDeclension of *būraz (masculine a-stem)
singular plural
nominative *būraz *būrōz, *būrōs
vocative *būr *būrōz, *būrōs
accusative *būrą *būranz
genitive *būras, *būris *būrǫ̂
dative *būrai *būramaz
instrumental *būrō *būramiz
Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Kroonen, Guus (2013), “Būra-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN