Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/hlaidrijō

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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]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *ḱley- (to lean). Cognate with Ancient Greek κλῖμαξ (klîmax, ladder). Related to Gothic 𐌷𐌻𐌴𐌹𐌸𐍂𐌰 (hleiþra, booth, tent, literally that which leans). Compare also Latin clathri (trellis).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈxlɑi̯.dri.jɔː/

Noun[edit]

*hlaidrijō f

  1. ladder

Inflection[edit]

ō-stemDeclension of *hlaidrijō (ō-stem)
singular plural
nominative *hlaidrijō *hlaidrijôz
vocative *hlaidrijō *hlaidrijôz
accusative *hlaidrijǭ *hlaidrijōz
genitive *hlaidrijōz *hlaidrijǫ̂
dative *hlaidrijōi *hlaidrijōmaz
instrumental *hlaidrijō *hlaidrijōmiz

Descendants[edit]