Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/fulmō

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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 Pre-Germanic *pl̥h₂meh₂, from Proto-Indo-European *plh₂m-, *plh₂em- (palm of the hand)[1], from either Proto-Indo-European *plh₂- (to spread out)[2] or *pelh₂- (flat, broad). Cognate with Latin palma (palm), Old Irish lām (hand), Ancient Greek παλάμη (palámē, palm of the hand).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

*fulmō f

  1. palm (of the hand)

Inflection[edit]

ō-stemDeclension of *fulmō (ō-stem)
singular plural
nominative *fulmō *fulmôz
vocative *fulmō *fulmôz
accusative *fulmǭ *fulmōz
genitive *fulmōz *fulmǫ̂
dative *fulmōi *fulmōmaz
instrumental *fulmō *fulmōmiz

Synonyms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Proto-West Germanic: *folmu
    • Old English: folm, folme
    • Old Saxon: folm m (only attested as plural)
    • Old High German: folma

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kroonen, Guus (2013) Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN
  2. ^ Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010) Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN