Reconstruction:Proto-West Germanic/wītag

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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 *wītan (to know) +‎ *-g.

Adjective[edit]

*wītag

  1. having knowledge, clever, wise
    Synonym: *witīg

Inflection[edit]

a-stem
Singular Masculine
Nominative *wītag
Genitive *wītagas
Singular Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative *wītag *wītagu *wītag
Accusative *wītaganā *wītagā *wītag
Genitive *wītagas *wītageʀā *wītagas
Dative *wītagumē *wītageʀē *wītagumē
Instrumental *wītagu *wītageʀu *wītagu
Plural Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative *wītagē *wītagō *wītagu
Accusative *wītagā *wītagā *wītagu
Genitive *wītageʀō *wītageʀō *wītageʀō
Dative *wītagēm, *wītagum *wītagēm, *wītagum *wītagēm, *wītagum
Instrumental *wītagēm, *wītagum *wītagēm, *wītagum *wītagēm, *wītagum

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Old English: wītiġ
  • Old High German: wīzag