Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/hrōfą

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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 *krāpo-, *ḱrapo- (roof), from Proto-Indo-European *krāwə- (to cover, heap).

Cognate with Irish cró (pen, barn, cabin), Proto-Slavic *stropъ.

Noun[edit]

*hrōfą n

  1. roof

Inflection[edit]

neuter a-stemDeclension of *hrōfą (neuter a-stem)
singular plural
nominative *hrōfą *hrōfō
vocative *hrōfą *hrōfō
accusative *hrōfą *hrōfō
genitive *hrōfas, *hrōfis *hrōfǫ̂
dative *hrōfai *hrōfamaz
instrumental *hrōfō *hrōfamiz

Descendants[edit]