Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/galgô

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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 *ǵʰalgʰ-, *ǵʰalg- (long switch, rod, shaft, pole, perch). Cognate with Old Armenian ձաղկ (jałk).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

*galgô m

  1. a rod, pole, stake
  2. a beam, cross-beam, rafter
  3. a gallows
  4. a cross

Inflection[edit]

masculine an-stemDeclension of *galgô (masculine an-stem)
singular plural
nominative *galgô *galganiz
vocative *galgô *galganiz
accusative *galganų *galganunz
genitive *galginiz *galganǫ̂
dative *galgini *galgammaz
instrumental *galginē *galgammiz

Descendants[edit]