Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/seglą

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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]

Uncertain, with no proven cognates outside of Germanic; OED and Klein see a connection with Proto-Indo-European *sek-, *sekh₁- (to cut), as in "to cut a piece of cloth."

Noun[edit]

*seglą n

  1. sheet
  2. sail

Inflection[edit]

neuter a-stemDeclension of *seglą (neuter a-stem)
singular plural
nominative *seglą *seglō
vocative *seglą *seglō
accusative *seglą *seglō
genitive *seglas, *siglis *seglǫ̂
dative *siglai *seglamaz
instrumental *seglō *seglamiz

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