Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/frawjǭ

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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]

A feminine form of *frawjô (lord), from Proto-Indo-European *proHwo-, a derivation from *per- (to go forward). The Indo-European root is also the source of Proto-Slavic *pravъ (whence Old Church Slavonic правъ (pravŭ), Russian пра́вый (právyj, right)).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

*frawjǭ f

  1. lady, wife of a lord (woman of high standing)

Inflection[edit]

ōn-stemDeclension of *frawjǭ (ōn-stem)
singular plural
nominative *frawjǭ *frawjōniz
vocative *frawjǭ *frawjōniz
accusative *frawjōnų *frawjōnunz
genitive *frawjōniz *frawjōnǫ̂
dative *frawjōni *frawjōmaz
instrumental *frawjōnē *frawjōmiz

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