Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/krabitaz

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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 *grobʰidos, from Proto-Indo-European *gr̥bʰ-, zero-grade form of *gerbʰ- (to carve, scratch) + *-itaz, *-utaz (animal suffix)[1] (compare *hurznutō (hornet), *herutaz (deer), *ganutô (gander)).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

*krabitaz m

  1. crustacean: (crab; lobster; crayfish)

Inflection[edit]

masculine a-stemDeclension of *krabitaz (masculine a-stem)
singular plural
nominative *krabitaz *krabitōz, *krabitōs
vocative *krabit *krabitōz, *krabitōs
accusative *krabitą *krabitanz
genitive *krabitas, *krabitis *krabitǫ̂
dative *krabitai *krabitamaz
instrumental *krabitō *krabitamiz

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Kroonen, Guus (2013) Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill