Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/aldį̄

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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]

Alternative Forms[edit]

*alþį̄[1]

Etymology[edit]

From *aldaz +‎ *-į̄.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

*aldį̄ f

  1. oldness, eld
  2. period of life or time, age
  3. olden times, yore

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Kroonen, Guus (2013), “alda-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 20