Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/bōkastabaz

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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]

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Etymology[edit]

From *bōks (book) +‎ *stabaz (staff, stick).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbɔː.kɑ.ˌstɑ.βɑz/

Noun[edit]

*bōkastabaz m

  1. a staff made of beechwood
  2. letter of the alphabet

Inflection[edit]

masculine a-stemDeclension of *bōkastabaz (masculine a-stem)
singular plural
nominative *bōkastabaz *bōkastabōz, *bōkastabōs
vocative *bōkastab *bōkastabōz, *bōkastabōs
accusative *bōkastabą *bōkastabanz
genitive *bōkastabas, *bōkastabis *bōkastabǫ̂
dative *bōkastabai *bōkastabamaz
instrumental *bōkastabō *bōkastabamiz

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