Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/sīlą

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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]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unknown.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

*sīlą n

  1. a kind of fish
  2. a launce, sand eel
  3. a herring
  4. fishlings, fry

Inflection[edit]

neuter a-stemDeclension of *sīlą (neuter a-stem)
singular plural
nominative *sīlą *sīlō
vocative *sīlą *sīlō
accusative *sīlą *sīlō
genitive *sīlas, *sīlis *sīlǫ̂
dative *sīlai *sīlamaz
instrumental *sīlō *sīlamiz

Descendants[edit]

borrowings

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 de Vries, Jan (1977) Altnordisches etymologisches Wörterbuch [Old Norse Etymological Dictionary] (in German), 2nd revised edition, Leiden: Brill, page 475
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 Vasmer, Max (1972), “сельдь”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), volume 3, translated from German and supplemented by Trubačóv O. N., Moscow: Progress, page 597