Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/mari

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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 *móri.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

*mari n

  1. sea, ocean
  2. lake, body of water

Inflection[edit]

neuter i-stemDeclension of *mari (neuter i-stem)
singular plural
nominative *mari *marī
vocative *mari *marī
accusative *mari *marī
genitive *marīz *marjǫ̂
dative *marī *marimaz
instrumental *marī *marimiz

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Proto-West Germanic: *mari
    • Old English: mere m
      • Middle English: mere
    • Old Frisian: mere n
      • Saterland Frisian: Meer
      • West Frisian: mar
    • Old Saxon: meri f
      • Middle Low German: mer
    • Old Dutch: *meri n
    • Old High German: meri m or n
  • Old Norse: marr
    • Icelandic: mar
    • Faroese: marur
    • Norn: mar
    • Norwegian: mar- (in compounds)
    • Swedish: mar- (in compounds)
    • Danish: mar- (in compounds)
    • Westrobothnian: mara, märi, mar-, mara-
    • Scots: mar
    • Old French: mare
  • Gothic: 𐌼𐌰𐍂𐌴𐌹 f (marei)