Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/þūsundī

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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]

Either from Proto-Indo-European *tuHsont-, *tuHsenti-, cf. also Proto-Slavic *tysǫti / *tysęti (thousand) and Lithuanian tūkstantis, or – as Kroonen suggests – from Proto-Indo-European *tuHsdḱmto-, compounded from a prefix *tuHs- (from *tewh₂-) and *ḱm̥tóm (hundred).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cardinal number
1000 Previous: *hundą
Next: n/a

*þūsundī f

  1. a thousand

Inflection[edit]

ī/jō-stemDeclension of *þūsundī (ī/jō-stem)
singular plural
nominative *þūsundī *þūsundijôz
vocative *þūsundī *þūsundijôz
accusative *þūsundijǭ *þūsundijōz
genitive *þūsundijōz *þūsundijǫ̂
dative *þūsundijōi *þūsundijōmaz
instrumental *þūsundijō *þūsundijōmiz

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kroonen, Guus (2013) , “*þūshundī-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 554