Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/hweraz

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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 *kʷer-, *kʷern- (bowl, vessel). Cognate with Welsh pair (cauldron), Old Irish coire (kettle), Russian ча́ра (čára, bowl), Sanskrit चरू (carú, bowl).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

*hweraz m

  1. kettle

Inflection[edit]

masculine a-stemDeclension of *hweraz (masculine a-stem)
singular plural
nominative *hweraz *hwerōz, *hwerōs
vocative *hwer *hwerōz, *hwerōs
accusative *hwerą *hweranz
genitive *hweras, *hwiris *hwerǫ̂
dative *hwirai *hweramaz
instrumental *hwerō *hweramiz

Descendants[edit]

  • Proto-West Germanic: *hwer
    • Old English: hwer
    • Old High German: hwer, wer
  • Old Norse: hverr
  • Gothic: *𐍈𐌰𐌹𐍂 (*ƕair)