Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/stuþs

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Asterisk.svg
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]

Likely from Pre-Germanic *stút-s, root noun from Proto-Indo-European *stut-, extension of *stew- (firm). Compare Latvian stute (prop, support).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

*stuþs f

  1. support, prop, post

Inflection[edit]

The oblique has the voiced Verner alternant.

consonant stemDeclension of *stuþs (consonant stem)
singular plural
nominative *stuþs *stuþiz
vocative *stuþ *stuþiz
accusative *stuþų *stuþunz
genitive *studiz *studǫ̂
dative *studi *studumaz
instrumental *studē *studumiz

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Kroonen, Guus (2013) Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill