Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/Ingwaz

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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]

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Proper noun[edit]

*Ingwaz m

  1. Ing or Yngvi, the Germanic god of fertility. Thought to be the original name of the Norse god Freyr (meaning "lord"). The Ynglings, a Scandanavian ruling dynasty, as well as the Ingaevones, claimed descent from him. His name also appears inscribed on the Ring of Pietroassa, a Gothic torque from the third or fourth century.
  2. (Runic alphabet) name of the ŋ-rune ()

Inflection[edit]

masculine a-stemDeclension of *Ingwaz (masculine a-stem)
singular
nominative *Ingwaz
vocative *Ingw
accusative *Ingwą
genitive *Ingwas, *Ingwis
dative *Ingwai
instrumental *Ingwō

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