Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/snakô

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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 *snakaną (to creep, crawl), from Proto-Indo-European *sneg- (to creep, crawl).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

*snakô m

  1. that which creeps or slinks
  2. snake
    Synonyms: *agiz, *linþaz, *nadraz, *nadrǭ, *slangô, *wurmiz
  3. worm, maggot
    Synonyms: *maþô, *wurmiz

Inflection[edit]

masculine an-stemDeclension of *snakô (masculine an-stem)
singular plural
nominative *snakô *snakaniz
vocative *snakô *snakaniz
accusative *snakanų *snakanunz
genitive *snakiniz *snakanǫ̂
dative *snakini *snakammaz
instrumental *snakinē *snakammiz

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