Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/aizō

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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 *h₂oys-éh₂, from *h₂eys- (to respect).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

*aizō f[1]

  1. fear; reverence
  2. honour

Inflection[edit]

ō-stemDeclension of *aizō (ō-stem)
singular plural
nominative *aizō *aizôz
vocative *aizō *aizôz
accusative *aizǭ *aizōz
genitive *aizōz *aizǫ̂
dative *aizōi *aizōmaz
instrumental *aizō *aizōmiz

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Old English: ār; āre
  • Old Frisian: êre
    • Saterland Frisian: Eere
    • West Frisian: eare
  • Old Saxon: ēra
  • Old Dutch: ēra
  • Old High German: ēra
    • Middle High German: ēre
      • Central Franconian:
        Hunsrik: Eher
      • German: Ehre
      • Luxembourgish: Éier
  • Old Norse: eir

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Kroonen, Guus (2013), “*aizō-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 17