Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/badją

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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]

Uncertain[1]; possibly from Proto-Indo-European *bʰodʰh₂-yó-m (ditch, grave), from *bʰedʰh₂- (to dig, burrow; to pierce, stab) +‎ *-yóm[2], or perhaps from Proto-Indo-European *bʰh₁-tó-s (warm), from *bʰeh₁- (to warm) +‎ *-tós, whence *baþą (bath)[1], Dutch betten (to warm up).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

*badją n[2]

  1. bed
  2. bedding

Inflection[edit]

neuter ja-stemDeclension of *badją (neuter ja-stem)
singular plural
nominative *badją *badjō
vocative *badją *badjō
accusative *badją *badjō
genitive *badjas, *badis *badjǫ̂
dative *badjai *badjamaz
instrumental *badjō *badjamiz

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Descendants[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • de Vaan, Michiel (2014), “West Germanic *þþ and *þm in Dutch”, in Amsterdamer Beiträge zur älteren Germanistik[1], volume 72, pages 8-9

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Bremmer, Rolf H. (2009), “bed”, in An Introduction to Old Frisian: History, Grammar, Reader, Glossary, Amsterdam: John Benjamins Publishing Company, →ISBN, page 201 of 33-34
  2. 2.0 2.1 Kroonen, Guus (2013), “*badja-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 46