Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/fifaldǭ

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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 *pāpel-, *peypel- (butterfly). Cognate with Latin pāpiliō (butterfly), Lithuanian papelučkà (moth, owlling).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɸi.ɸɑl.dɔ̃ː/

Noun[edit]

*fifaldǭ f

  1. butterfly

Inflection[edit]

ōn-stemDeclension of *fifaldǭ (ōn-stem)
singular plural
nominative *fifaldǭ *fifaldōniz
vocative *fifaldǭ *fifaldōniz
accusative *fifaldōnų *fifaldōnunz
genitive *fifaldōniz *fifaldōnǫ̂
dative *fifaldōni *fifaldōmaz
instrumental *fifaldōnē *fifaldōmiz

Descendants[edit]