Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/nēdiz

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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 *(s)neh₁- (to spin; sew). Cognate with Ancient Greek νέσις (nésis, spinning).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

*nēdiz f

  1. That which is sewn; seam; stitch

Inflection[edit]

i-stemDeclension of *nēdiz (i-stem)
singular plural
nominative *nēdiz *nēdīz
vocative *nēdi *nēdīz
accusative *nēdį *nēdinz
genitive *nēdīz *nēdijǫ̂
dative *nēdī *nēdimaz
instrumental *nēdī *nēdimiz

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Old Frisian: *nād, *nēd
    • Saterland Frisian: Näid
    • West Frisian: naad (possibly borrowed from Dutch)
  • Old Saxon: *nād
    • Middle Low German: nât
      • German Low German: Nahd
  • Old Dutch: *nād
  • Old High German: nāt