Reconstruction:Proto-West Germanic/aiʀu

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This Proto-West 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-West Germanic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *aizō.

Noun[edit]

*aiʀu f

  1. honour
    Synonym: *tīri
  2. respect, reverence

Inflection[edit]

ō-stem
Singular
Nominative *aiʀu
Genitive *aiʀā
Singular Plural
Nominative *aiʀu *aiʀō
Accusative *aiʀā *aiʀā
Genitive *aiʀā *aiʀō
Dative *aiʀē *aiʀōm
Instrumental *aiʀu *aiʀōm

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Old English: ār, āre
  • Old Frisian: ēre, ēr
    • Saterland Frisian: Eere
    • West Frisian: eare
  • Old Saxon: ēra
    • Middle Low German: ēre
  • Old Dutch: ēra
  • Old High German: ēra
    • Middle High German: ēre
      • Central Franconian:
        Hunsrik: Eher
        Luxembourgish: Éier
      • German: Ehre
      • Rhine Franconian: Ehr, Ihr
      • Vilamovian: ere