Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/arwīts

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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]

Etymology[edit]

Possibly related to Latin ervum (bitter-vetch), Ancient Greek ὄροβος (órobos, bitter-vetch), ἐρέβινθος (erébinthos, chickpea) and to Middle Armenian առուոյտ (aṙuoyt, alfalfa).

Noun[edit]

*arwīts f[1]

  1. pea

Inflection[edit]

consonant stemDeclension of *arwīts (consonant stem)
singular plural
nominative *arwīts *arwītiz
vocative *arwīt *arwītiz
accusative *arwītų *arwītunz
genitive *arwītiz *arwītǫ̂
dative *arwīti *arwītumaz
instrumental *arwītē *arwītumiz

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kroonen, Guus (2013) , “*arwīt-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 37