Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/-þrą

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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 *-trom.

Noun[edit]

*-þrą n

  1. Forms nouns denoting a tool or instrument.

Inflection[edit]

neuter a-stemDeclension of *-þrą (neuter a-stem)
singular plural
nominative *-þrą *-þrō
vocative *-þrą *-þrō
accusative *-þrą *-þrō
genitive *-þras, *-þris *-þrǫ̂
dative *-þrai *-þramaz
instrumental *-þrō *-þramiz

Derived terms[edit]


Descendants[edit]

  • West Germanic: *-þr
    • Old English: -þor
    • Old Dutch: *-thar, *-dar
    • Old High German: -dar
  • Old Norse: -ðr
  • Gothic: -𐌸𐍂 (-þr)