Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/ainakjǭ

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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 *ainagaz +‎ *-kjǭ. Compare Old Norse einka (separate; special; peculiar), Gothic 𐌰𐌹𐌽𐌰𐌺𐌻𐍃 (ainakls, individual; single; lonesome).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɑi̯.nɑ.kjɔ̃ː/

Noun[edit]

*ainakjǭ f

  1. widow

Inflection[edit]

ōn-stemDeclension of *ainakjǭ (ōn-stem)
singular plural
nominative *ainakjǭ *ainakjōniz
vocative *ainakjǭ *ainakjōniz
accusative *ainakjōnų *ainakjōnunz
genitive *ainakjōniz *ainakjōnǫ̂
dative *ainakjōni *ainakjōmaz
instrumental *ainakjōnē *ainakjōmiz

Descendants[edit]