Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/stahlą

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This Proto-Germanic entry contains reconstructed terms 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 *stahlaz, *stahalaz (firm, fast), from Proto-Indo-European *stek- (to be firm, stand fast).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

*stahlą n[1]

  1. steel

Inflection[edit]

neuter a-stemDeclension of *stahlą (neuter a-stem)
singular plural
nominative *stahlą *stahlō
vocative *stahlą *stahlō
accusative *stahlą *stahlō
genitive *stahlas, *stahlis *stahlǫ̂
dative *stahlai *stahlamaz
instrumental *stahlō *stahlamiz

Derived terms[edit]

  • *stahliją
    • Proto-West Germanic: *stahlī
  • *stahlijaną

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kroonen, Guus (2013), “*stahla-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 472: “n. ʻsteelʼ”