Reconstruction:Proto-West Germanic/werru

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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 *werran (to cause confusion) +‎ *-u.

Noun[edit]

*werru f

  1. confusion, disorder
  2. riot, disturbance, quarrel

Declension[edit]

ō-stem
Singular
Nominative *werru
Genitive *werrā
Singular Plural
Nominative *werru *werrō
Accusative *werrā *werrā
Genitive *werrā *werrō
Dative *werrē *werrōm
Instrumental *werru *werrōm

Descendants[edit]

  • Old Saxon: werra
    • Middle Low German: werre
  • Old Dutch: *werra
  • Old High German: werra
  • Medieval Latin: werra, wera, guerra (see there for further descendants)