User:Rua/Modern Germanic

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Imagine what things would have been like if people still spoke the old Germanic language. Of course a modern language would need words for modern concepts. What words would they use for things that didn't exist two thousand years ago? I've made a short list of words that those people might have coined if they still lived today.

If you have any to add, go right ahead!

Electronics[edit]

Transport[edit]

Sciences[edit]

Particles[edit]

Elements[edit]

Other concepts[edit]

Astronomy[edit]

Planets[edit]

Stars and constellations[edit]

Foreign/modern food[edit]

By necessity, a lot of these are loanwords rather than constructed from native roots.

Countries[edit]

Africa[edit]

Asia[edit]

America[edit]

Oceania[edit]

Europe[edit]

Cities[edit]

Europe[edit]

Austria[edit]

Belarus[edit]

Belgium[edit]

Denmark[edit]

France[edit]

Germany[edit]

Greece[edit]

Italy[edit]

The Netherlands[edit]

Poland[edit]

  • Bydgoszcz:
  • Gdansk:
  • Katowice:
    • *Kātawīkō f (*Kat + Proto-Slavic *-ovъ + Proto-Slavic *-ica)
    • *Kantawīkō f (Proto-Slavic *kǫtъ)
  • Lodz:
    • *Aldī f (Proto-Slavic *oldi)
  • Lublin:
  • Szczecin:
  • Terespol:
    • *Tirisōpuliz f (Teresa + Ancient Greek πόλις (pólis))

Russia[edit]

Spain[edit]

  • Ciudad Real:
  • Huesca:
    • *Uskō f (Latin Osca)
  • León:
  • Málaga:
  • Pontevedra:
  • Seville:
  • Toledo:
  • Valencia:
  • Valladolid:
    • *Wallitulitą n (Celtiberian Vallis Tolitum)
  • Zaragoza:

Sweden[edit]

Switzerland[edit]

United Kingdom[edit]