Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/rekô

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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 1[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₃reǵ- (chief, king). Cognate with Latin rēx (king).

Noun[edit]

*rekô m

  1. ruler, chief
  2. king
Inflection[edit]
masculine an-stemDeclension of *rekô (masculine an-stem)
singular plural
nominative *rekô *rekaniz
vocative *rekô *rekaniz
accusative *rekanų *rekanunz
genitive *rikiniz *rekanǫ̂
dative *rikini *rekammaz
instrumental *rikinē *rekammiz
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Descendants[edit]

Found only in compounds in the daughter languages.

Etymology 2[edit]

From *rekaną (to rake), from Proto-Indo-European *h₃reǵ- (to straighten, direct).

Noun[edit]

*rekô m

  1. rake (tool, implement)
Inflection[edit]
masculine an-stemDeclension of *rekô (masculine an-stem)
singular plural
nominative *rekô *rekaniz
vocative *rekô *rekaniz
accusative *rekanų *rekanunz
genitive *rikiniz *rekanǫ̂
dative *rikini *rekammaz
instrumental *rikinē *rekammiz
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Descendants[edit]