Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/wihslaz

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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 *weyk-, *weyḱ- (to change) or maybe from Proto-Indo-European *weyk-, *weyg- (to wind, bend, literally the act of yielding).

Related to Latin vicis (change), Sanskrit विष्टी (viṣṭī, changeable, changing), and maybe to Proto-Germanic *wikǭ (week) and Proto-Germanic *wīkwaną (to yield, to fold).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

*wihslaz m

  1. change

Inflection[edit]

masculine a-stemDeclension of *wihslaz (masculine a-stem)
singular plural
nominative *wihslaz *wihslōz, *wihslōs
vocative *wihsl *wihslōz, *wihslōs
accusative *wihslą *wihslanz
genitive *wihslas, *wihslis *wihslǫ̂
dative *wihslai *wihslamaz
instrumental *wihslō *wihslamiz

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