Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/wulþuz

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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 Pre-Germanic *wl̥tus, from Proto-Indo-European *wel- (to see) + *-tus. Cognate with Latin vultus, voltus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

*wulþuz m

  1. glory

Inflection[edit]

u-stemDeclension of *wulþuz (u-stem)
singular plural
nominative *wulþuz *wulþiwiz
vocative *wulþu *wulþiwiz
accusative *wulþų *wulþunz
genitive *wulþauz *wulþiwǫ̂
dative *wulþiwi *wulþumaz
instrumental *wulþū *wulþumiz

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Old English: wuldor
  • Old Norse: Ullr (the name of a god)
  • Gothic: 𐍅𐌿𐌻𐌸𐌿𐍃 (wulþus)

References[edit]

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