Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/augô

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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 *h₃ekʷ- (eye; to see), with analogical introduction of the diphthong -au- from *auzô (ear).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

*augô n[1]

  1. eye

Inflection[edit]

neuter an-stemDeclension of *augô (neuter an-stem)
singular plural
nominative *augô *augōnō
vocative *augô *augōnō
accusative *augô *augōnō
genitive *auginiz *auganǫ̂
dative *augini *augammaz
instrumental *auginē *augammiz

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Kroonen, Guus (2013), “*augōn-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 41