Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/meduz

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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 *médʰu (honey; mead).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

*meduz m[1][2]

  1. intoxicating drink
  2. mead

Inflection[edit]

u-stemDeclension of *meduz (u-stem)
singular plural
nominative *meduz *midiwiz
vocative *medu *midiwiz
accusative *medų *medunz
genitive *medauz *midiwǫ̂
dative *midiwi *medumaz
instrumental *medū *medumiz

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kroonen, Guus (2013), “*medu-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 361
  2. ^ Orel, Vladimir (2003), “*međuz”, in A Handbook of Germanic Etymology, Leiden: Brill, →ISBN, page 265