Appendix:Proto-Italic/petnā

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This Proto-Italic 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-Italic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *péth₂r̥ ~ pth₂én- (feather, wing), from *peth₂- (to fly). The oblique stem of the original noun was extended with ā-stem endings; compare Proto-Germanic *feþrō (feather), which was similarly extended, but from the nominative stem.

Noun[edit]

*petnā f[1]

  1. feather
  2. wing

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Michiel de Vaan (2008), Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers