Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/smirilaz

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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]

Unknown. Possibly Proto-Indo-European *h₂mes-l- (blackbird) (whence also *amslǭ > German Amsel, English ousel), though the OED rejects this.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

*smirilaz m

  1. falcon; merlin

Inflection[edit]

masculine a-stemDeclension of *smirilaz (masculine a-stem)
singular plural
nominative *smirilaz *smirilōz, *smirilōs
vocative *smiril *smirilōz, *smirilōs
accusative *smirilą *smirilanz
genitive *smirilas, *smirilis *smirilǫ̂
dative *smirilai *smirilamaz
instrumental *smirilō *smirilamiz

Descendants[edit]

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