Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/aflą

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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 Pre-Germanic *h₃éplom, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃ep- (to work).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

*aflą n[1]

  1. power, strength, might

Inflection[edit]

neuter a-stemDeclension of *aflą (neuter a-stem)
singular plural
nominative *aflą *aflō
vocative *aflą *aflō
accusative *aflą *aflō
genitive *aflas, *aflis *aflǫ̂
dative *aflai *aflamaz
instrumental *aflō *aflamiz

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Old English: afol, abal
    • Middle English: afel
  • Old Frisian: evel
  • Old Saxon: aval
  • Old High German: *abal, *afal (in derivatives)
  • Old Norse: afl; afli; (efla)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kroonen, Guus (2013), “*afla- 1”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 2