Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/gaistaz

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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 *ǵʰéysd-os, from *ǵʰeysd- (anger, agitation). Cognate with Sanskrit हेड (héḍa).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

*gaistaz m

  1. terror, fear
  2. spirit, ghost
  3. mind

Inflection[edit]

masculine a-stemDeclension of *gaistaz (masculine a-stem)
singular plural
nominative *gaistaz *gaistōz, *gaistōs
vocative *gaist *gaistōz, *gaistōs
accusative *gaistą *gaistanz
genitive *gaistas, *gaistis *gaistǫ̂
dative *gaistai *gaistamaz
instrumental *gaistō *gaistamiz

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