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[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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Descendants[edit]

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, →ISBN, page 16