Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/marǭ

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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 *mor- (malicious female spirit), from Proto-Indo-European *mor-, *mer- (to die). Cognate with Serbo-Croatian мо̏ра (nightmare), Old Irish Morrígan (phantom queen).

Noun[edit]

*marǭ f

  1. evil (female) spirit; succubus; incubus
  2. nightmare

Inflection[edit]

ōn-stemDeclension of *marǭ (ōn-stem)
singular plural
nominative *marǭ *marōniz
vocative *marǭ *marōniz
accusative *marōnų *marōnunz
genitive *marōniz *marōnǫ̂
dative *marōni *marōmaz
instrumental *marōnē *marōmiz

Descendants[edit]