Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/tawwą

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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]

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Etymology[edit]

Possibly from Proto-Indo-European *dewh₂- (to tie to; secure). Kroonen (2013) prefers to derive it from *deh₁-.

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

*tawwą n

  1. tool; apparatus; gadget
    Synonym: *tōlą
  2. equipment; rigging
  3. rope, line; fiber
    Synonyms: *līnǭ, *raipaz

Inflection[edit]

neuter a-stemDeclension of *tawwą (neuter a-stem)
singular plural
nominative *tawwą *tawwō
vocative *tawwą *tawwō
accusative *tawwą *tawwō
genitive *tawwas, *tawwis *tawwǫ̂
dative *tawwai *tawwamaz
instrumental *tawwō *tawwamiz

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