Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/turþiz

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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 *dŕ̥tis, equivalent to *teraną +‎ *-þiz. Cognate with Ancient Greek δάρσις (dársis, separation, tearing), Sanskrit दृति (dṛ́ti, skin, bag) (< masculine), Russian дерть (dertʹ, cleared land).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

*turþiz f

  1. destruction, a tearing down

Inflection[edit]

i-stemDeclension of *turþiz (i-stem)
singular plural
nominative *turþiz *turþīz
vocative *turþi *turþīz
accusative *turþį *turþinz
genitive *turþīz *turþijǫ̂
dative *turþī *turþimaz
instrumental *turþī *turþimiz

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

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