Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/blōþą

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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; possibly from Proto-Indo-European *bʰleh₃-to-m, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰleh₃- (to bloom), morphing into the sense of bursting or swelling out.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

*blōþą n

  1. blood
    Synonym: *dreuzaz

Inflection[edit]

Plural has the voiced Verner alternant.

neuter a-stemDeclension of *blōþą (neuter a-stem)
singular plural
nominative *blōþą *blōdō
vocative *blōþą *blōdō
accusative *blōþą *blōdō
genitive *blōþas, *blōþis *blōdǫ̂
dative *blōþai *blōdamaz
instrumental *blōþō *blōdamiz

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