Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/buterǭ

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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]

Borrowed from Latin būtȳrum, from Ancient Greek βούτῡρον (boútūron, literally cow cheese), compound of βοῦς (boûs, ox, cow) and τῡρός (tūrós, cheese).

Noun[edit]

*buterǭ f (West Germanic)

  1. butter


ōn-stemDeclension of *buterǭ (ōn-stem)
singular plural
nominative *buterǭ *buterōniz
vocative *buterǭ *buterōniz
accusative *buterōnų *buterōnunz
genitive *buterōniz *buterōnǫ̂
dative *buterōni *buterōmaz
instrumental *buterōnē *buterōmiz

Descendants[edit]