Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/breustą

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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 *bʰrews- (to swell). Related to *brusts as well as to the verb *brustijaną (to sprout). Cognate with Proto-Slavic *brъstь (bud), possibly Albanian brushtull (ivy) (< Proto-Albanian *brustula).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

*breustą n

  1. breast, chest

Inflection[edit]

neuter a-stemDeclension of *breustą (neuter a-stem)
singular plural
nominative *breustą *breustō
vocative *breustą *breustō
accusative *breustą *breustō
genitive *breustas, *briustis *breustǫ̂
dative *briustai *breustamaz
instrumental *breustō *breustamiz

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