Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/gatą

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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 *gʰodom, derived from *getaną (to find a way; to get).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

*gatą n

  1. hole, opening, passage

Inflection[edit]

neuter a-stemDeclension of *gatą (neuter a-stem)
singular plural
nominative *gatą *gatō
vocative *gatą *gatō
accusative *gatą *gatō
genitive *gatas, *gatis *gatǫ̂
dative *gatai *gatamaz
instrumental *gatō *gatamiz

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Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kroonen, Guus (2013) Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 170