Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/niþjaz

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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 *nítyos ((one's) own).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

*niþjaz m

  1. relative
  2. kinsman, cousin
  3. descendant

Inflection[edit]

masculine a-stemDeclension of *niþjaz (masculine a-stem)
singular plural
nominative *niþjaz *niþjōz, *niþjōs
vocative *niþi *niþjōz, *niþjōs
accusative *niþją *niþjanz
genitive *niþjas, *niþis *niþjǫ̂
dative *niþjai *niþjamaz
instrumental *niþjō *niþjamiz

Descendants[edit]