Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/skadwaz

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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 *(s)ḱh₃-tús, from *(s)ḱeh₃- (dark).[1] Cognate with Old Irish scáth (shadow), Ancient Greek σκότος (skótos, darkness).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

*skadwaz m[2]

  1. a shadow

Inflection[edit]

masculine a-stemDeclension of *skadwaz (masculine a-stem)
singular plural
nominative *skadwaz *skadwōz, *skadwōs
vocative *skadw *skadwōz, *skadwōs
accusative *skadwą *skadwanz
genitive *skadwas, *skadwis *skadwǫ̂
dative *skadwai *skadwamaz
instrumental *skadwō *skadwamiz

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kroonen, Guus (2013), “*skadu-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 428
  2. ^ Derksen, Rick (2008), “*śěrъ”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 447