Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/þurnuz

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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 Proto-Indo-European *tr̥nós with a secondary *-u-stem, from *ter-.[1] Related to Sanskrit तृण (tṛ́ṇa, grass), Proto-Slavic *tьrnъ (thorn).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

*þurnuz m

  1. thorn, briar

Inflection[edit]

u-stemDeclension of *þurnuz (u-stem)
singular plural
nominative *þurnuz *þurniwiz
vocative *þurnu *þurniwiz
accusative *þurnų *þurnunz
genitive *þurnauz *þurniwǫ̂
dative *þurniwi *þurnumaz
instrumental *þurnū *þurnumiz

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Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kroonen, Guus (2013), “þurnaz”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, pages 552-553