Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/hirdijaz

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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]

Agent noun, derived from Proto-Germanic *herdō (herd).

Cognate with Lithuanian kerdžius (herder, shepherd), which is built up in the same way.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

*hirdijaz m

  1. herder, herdsman

Inflection[edit]

masculine a-stemDeclension of *hirdijaz (masculine a-stem)
singular plural
nominative *hirdijaz *hirdijōz, *hirdijōs
vocative *hirdī *hirdijōz, *hirdijōs
accusative *hirdiją *hirdijanz
genitive *hirdijas, *hirdīs *hirdijǫ̂
dative *hirdijai *hirdijamaz
instrumental *hirdijō *hirdijamiz

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