Reconstruction:Proto-West Germanic/haifsti

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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 *haifstiz.

Noun[edit]

*haifsti f

  1. conflict, struggle

Inflection[edit]

i-stem
Singular
Nominative *haifsti
Genitive *haifstī
Singular Plural
Nominative *haifsti *haifstī
Accusative *haifsti *haifstī
Genitive *haifstī *haifstijō
Dative *haifstī *haifstim
Instrumental *haifstī *haifstim

Descendants[edit]

  • Old English: hǣst, hǣste
  • Old Frisian: hāst
  • Old Saxon: heist
  • Old Dutch: *hēst
  • Old High German: heist, heisti, *heifti
  • Old French: haste (see there for further descendants)