Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/þūmô

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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 *tūm- (to swell, be thick), from Proto-Indo-European *tewh₂- (to swell). Cognate with Latin tumeō (swell, puff up, bulge)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

*þūmô m

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Inflection[edit]

masculine an-stemDeclension of *þūmô (masculine an-stem)
singular plural
nominative *þūmô *þūmaniz
vocative *þūmô *þūmaniz
accusative *þūmanų *þūmanunz
genitive *þūminiz *þūmanǫ̂
dative *þūmini *þūmammaz
instrumental *þūminē *þūmammiz

Descendants[edit]