Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/laguz

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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 *lókus (lake, pond). Cognate with Latin lacus (hollow, pond), Old Irish loch (lake, pond), Ancient Greek λάκκος (lákkos, waterhole, pond, pit).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

*laguz m

  1. water
  2. sea, ocean
  3. wetness
  4. (Runic alphabet) name of the L-rune ()

Inflection[edit]

u-stemDeclension of *laguz (u-stem)
singular plural
nominative *laguz *lagiwiz
vocative *lagu *lagiwiz
accusative *lagų *lagunz
genitive *lagauz *lagiwǫ̂
dative *lagiwi *lagumaz
instrumental *lagū *lagumiz

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