Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/bebruz

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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]

From Proto-Indo-European *bʰébʰrus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

*bebruz m

  1. beaver

Inflection[edit]

u-stemDeclension of *bebruz (u-stem)
singular plural
nominative *bebruz *bibriwiz
vocative *bebru *bibriwiz
accusative *bebrų *bebrunz
genitive *bebrauz *bibriwǫ̂
dative *bibriwi *bebrumaz
instrumental *bebrū *bebrumiz

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kroonen, Guus (2013), “*bebura-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 56