Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/winiz

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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 *wenh₁- (to wish, seek, desire, love, win). Cognate with Latin Venus (love, beauty, grace, charm).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

*winiz m

  1. loved one, friend

Inflection[edit]

i-stemDeclension of *winiz (i-stem)
singular plural
nominative *winiz *winīz
vocative *wini *winīz
accusative *winį *wininz
genitive *winīz *winjǫ̂
dative *winī *winimaz
instrumental *winī *winimiz

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