Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/halmaz

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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 *ḱolh₂mos, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱelh₂- (to stick; prick; stab). Cognate with Latin culmus, Ancient Greek κάλαμος (kálamos).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

*halmaz m

  1. (botany) halm; stem; stalk
  2. straw; hay

Inflection[edit]

masculine a-stemDeclension of *halmaz (masculine a-stem)
singular plural
nominative *halmaz *halmōz, *halmōs
vocative *halm *halmōz, *halmōs
accusative *halmą *halmanz
genitive *halmas, *halmis *halmǫ̂
dative *halmai *halmamaz
instrumental *halmō *halmamiz

Descendants[edit]