Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/anô

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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 *h₂en- (ancestor). Cognate with Latin anus (old woman).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

*anô m

  1. (male) ancestor; forefather

Inflection[edit]

masculine an-stemDeclension of *anô (masculine an-stem)
singular plural
nominative *anô *ananiz
vocative *anô *ananiz
accusative *ananų *ananunz
genitive *aniniz *ananǫ̂
dative *anini *anammaz
instrumental *aninē *anammiz

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Old High German: ano
  • >? Old Norse: ái (alternatively from Proto-Germanic *awô)