Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/justaz

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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 *yewH-s- (sap, juice, broth), from *yewH- (to blend, mix (food), knead). Cognate with Latin iūs (juice, broth), Welsh uwd (porridge), and dialectal Lithuanian jū́šė (fish soup).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

*justaz m

  1. cheese

Inflection[edit]

masculine a-stemDeclension of *justaz (masculine a-stem)
singular plural
nominative *justaz *justōz, *justōs
vocative *just *justōz, *justōs
accusative *justą *justanz
genitive *justas, *justis *justǫ̂
dative *justai *justamaz
instrumental *justō *justamiz

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Old Norse: ostr
  • Finnic: *juusto
  • Samic: *vuostā (see there for further descendants)