Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/strandō

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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)trAnt- (strand, border, field), from Proto-Indo-European *ster- (to broaden, spread out). Cognate with Lithuanian trénta (place, region, direction). Kroonen however assigns no etymology.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

*strandō f

  1. edge; rim
  2. shore, strand

Inflection[edit]

ō-stemDeclension of *strandō (ō-stem)
singular plural
nominative *strandō *strandôz
vocative *strandō *strandôz
accusative *strandǭ *strandōz
genitive *strandōz *strandǫ̂
dative *strandōi *strandōmaz
instrumental *strandō *strandōmiz

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