Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/aiskō

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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 *h₂oys-sk-eh₂, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂eysk-, sk-present to *h₂eys-. Compare Russian искать (iskatʹ, to look for, search), Sanskrit इच्छति (icchati, to long for, wish), Old Armenian հայց (haycʿ, demand, request; seeking), այց (aycʿ, visit, inspection).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

*aiskō f

  1. demand, question, inspection

Inflection[edit]

ō-stemDeclension of *aiskō (ō-stem)
singular plural
nominative *aiskō *aiskôz
vocative *aiskō *aiskôz
accusative *aiskǭ *aiskōz
genitive *aiskōz *aiskǫ̂
dative *aiskōi *aiskōmaz
instrumental *aiskō *aiskōmiz

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Kroonen, Guus (2013) Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill