Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/waldō

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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]

Unknown. The Germanic word *walþuz (forest) is mention as having some form of conection. Cognate with Latin lutum.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

*waldō f[1]

  1. Reseda luteola, dyer's rocket

Inflection[edit]

ō-stemDeclension of *waldō (ō-stem)
singular plural
nominative *waldō *waldôz
vocative *waldō *waldôz
accusative *waldǭ *waldōz
genitive *waldōz *waldǫ̂
dative *waldōi *waldōmaz
instrumental *waldō *waldōmiz

Descendants[edit]

  • Old English: [Term?]
  • Frankish: *walda

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kroonen, Guus (2013), “*waldō-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 569/570