Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/feþrō

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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 Pre-Germanic *péth₂reh₂, extended from the nominative stem of the Proto-Indo-European heteroclitic noun *péth₂r̥ ~ pth₂én-, from *peth₂- (to fly).[1] Compare Latin penna from Proto-Italic *petnā, which is a similar extension but from the oblique stem.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

*feþrō f

  1. feather

Inflection[edit]

ō-stemDeclension of *feþrō (ō-stem)
singular plural
nominative *feþrō *feþrôz
vocative *feþrō *feþrôz
accusative *feþrǭ *feþrōz
genitive *feþrōz *feþrǫ̂
dative *feþrōi *feþrōmaz
instrumental *feþrō *feþrōmiz

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kroonen, Guus (2013) Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill