Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/aiwaz

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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 1[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₂óyu ~ *h₂yéws, reformed as a thematic (a-stem) noun.

Noun[edit]

*aiwaz m[1]

  1. long time, age, eternity
Inflection[edit]
masculine a-stemDeclension of *aiwaz (masculine a-stem)
singular plural
nominative *aiwaz *aiwōz, *aiwōs
vocative *aiw *aiwōz, *aiwōs
accusative *aiwą *aiwanz
genitive *aiwas, *aiwis *aiwǫ̂
dative *aiwai *aiwamaz
instrumental *aiwō *aiwamiz
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Etymology 2[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun[edit]

*aiwaz m[2]

  1. law
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Descendants[edit]

  • Old English: ǣw, ǣ f
    • Middle English: æ, e
  • Old Frisian: ēwe, ē, ā f
  • Old Saxon: ēo m
  • Old Dutch: ēwa f
  • Old High German: ēwa f
    • Middle High German: ēwe f, ē f

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kroonen, Guus (2013), “*aiwa/ō- 1”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 16
  2. ^ Kroonen, Guus (2013), “*aiwa/ō- 2”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 16