Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/aidaz

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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 *h₂eydʰ- (to burn, shine), apparently continuing an extension *h₂ey-dʰh₁- (to put to the fire).[1] Related to Ancient Greek αἴθω (aíthō, to ignite, kindle).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

*aidaz m[1]

  1. fire, pyre

Inflection[edit]

masculine a-stemDeclension of *aidaz (masculine a-stem)
singular plural
nominative *aidaz *aidōz, *aidōs
vocative *aid *aidōz, *aidōs
accusative *aidą *aidanz
genitive *aidas, *aidis *aidǫ̂
dative *aidai *aidamaz
instrumental *aidō *aidamiz

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Old English: ād
    • Middle English: ād
  • Old Saxon: ēd
  • Old High German: eit
    • Middle High German: eit

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Kroonen, Guus (2013), “*aida-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 8