Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/skamō

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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]

Probably from Pre-Germanic *skoh₃méh₂, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)ḱeh₃- (dark(ness)) + *-méh₂.[1] Related to Proto-Germanic *skandō.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

*skamō f

  1. shame

Inflection[edit]

ō-stemDeclension of *skamō (ō-stem)
singular plural
nominative *skamō *skamôz
vocative *skamō *skamôz
accusative *skamǭ *skamōz
genitive *skamōz *skamǫ̂
dative *skamōi *skamōmaz
instrumental *skamō *skamōmiz

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Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kroonen, Guus (2013) Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 439-440