Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/haimaz

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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 *ḱóymos (village, home), *tḱóymos (settlement, dwelling), from o-grade form of *tḱey- (to settle, dwell) +‎ *-mos (action/result noun forming suffix). Cognate of Sanskrit क्षेम (kṣéma, basis, foundation; residing, resting, abiding at ease), Lithuanian kaimas (village, countryside).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

*haimaz m

  1. home
  2. house
  3. village

Inflection[edit]

masculine a-stemDeclension of *haimaz (masculine a-stem)
singular plural
nominative *haimaz *haimōz, *haimōs
vocative *haim *haimōz, *haimōs
accusative *haimą *haimanz
genitive *haimas, *haimis *haimǫ̂
dative *haimai *haimamaz
instrumental *haimō *haimamiz

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