Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/nawiz

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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 *neh₂wis (corpse), from *neh₂u- (death; corpse). Cognate with Latvian nāve (death), Russian навье (navʹje, corpse).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

*nawiz m

  1. corpse

Inflection[edit]

i-stemDeclension of *nawiz (i-stem)
singular plural
nominative *nawiz *nawīz
vocative *nawi *nawīz
accusative *nawį *nawinz
genitive *nawīz *nawjǫ̂
dative *nawī *nawimaz
instrumental *nawī *nawimiz

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