Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/ausô

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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 *h₂ows-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

*ausô n[1]

  1. ear

Inflection[edit]

Verner alternation was preserved in this noun, but the distribution of the alternants is currently unknown.

neuter an-stemDeclension of *ausô (neuter an-stem)
singular plural
nominative *ausô *ausōnō
vocative *ausô *ausōnō
accusative *ausô *ausōnō
genitive *ausiniz *ausanǫ̂
dative *ausini *ausammaz
instrumental *ausinē *ausammiz

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kroonen, Guus (2013), “*auzōn-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 44