Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/hundaz

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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 Pre-Germanic *kun-tós, *ḱwn̥tós, an enlargement of Proto-Indo-European *ḱwṓ. For the enlargement compare Old Armenian սկունդ (skund, dog, puppy).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

*hundaz m

  1. dog

Inflection[edit]

masculine a-stemDeclension of *hundaz (masculine a-stem)
singular plural
nominative *hundaz *hundōz, *hundōs
vocative *hund *hundōz, *hundōs
accusative *hundą *hundanz
genitive *hundas, *hundis *hundǫ̂
dative *hundai *hundamaz
instrumental *hundō *hundamiz

Descendants[edit]