Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/sagō

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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 Pre-Germanic *sokéh₂[1], from Proto-Indo-European *sek- (to cut).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

*sagō f

  1. saw (tool)

Inflection[edit]

ō-stemDeclension of *sagō (ō-stem)
singular plural
nominative *sagō *sagôz
vocative *sagō *sagôz
accusative *sagǭ *sagōz
genitive *sagōz *sagǫ̂
dative *sagōi *sagōmaz
instrumental *sagō *sagōmiz

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • West Germanic: *sagu
    • Old English: sagu
    • Old Frisian: sage
    • Old Saxon: saga
    • Old Dutch: *saga
    • Old High German: saga
  • Old Norse: sǫg

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kroonen, Guus (2013) Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN