Appendix:Proto-Indo-European/-trom

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This Proto-Indo-European 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-Indo-European[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Thematicized from the zero-grade of *-ter-.

Suffix[edit]

*-trom n

  1. Forms nomen instrumenti, i.e. a noun denoting a tool or instrument.

Declension[edit]

Thematic inflection.

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Balto-Slavic:
    • Slavic: *-dlo < *-dʰlom or *-tlom
  • Germanic: *-þrą
  • Hellenic:
  • Italic:

References[edit]

  • Don Ringe, From Proto-Indo-European to Proto-Germanic, Oxford University Press, 2006, page 61