Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/uppai

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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 *ub + *-nai, a locative suffix, with assimilation due to Kluge's Law.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

*uppai

  1. up, above, on high

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

The Gothic form shows leveling with a full-grade form *eup-.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Guus Kroonen. The Proto-Germanic N-Stems: A Study in Diachronic Morphophonology. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2011