Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/ēbanþs

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This Proto-Germanic entry contains reconstructed terms 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 *h₁ēpónts ~ *h₁pn̥tés, innovative nt-stem derived from Proto-Indo-European *h₁epi.

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium. Particularly: “Where does *aftanaz and *aftunaz fit in?”)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

*ēbanþs m

  1. evening
    Synonym: *kwildiz

Inflection[edit]

The oblique cases have zero-grade *-un- and the voiced Verner alternant.

consonant stemDeclension of *ēbanþs (consonant stem)
singular plural
nominative *ēbanþs *ēbanþiz
vocative *ēbanþ *ēbanþiz
accusative *ēbanþų *ēbanþunz
genitive *ēbundiz *ēbundǫ̂
dative *ēbundi *ēbundumaz
instrumental *ēbundē *ēbundumiz

Descendants[edit]