Reconstruction:Proto-Indo-European/gʷḗn

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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]

Etymology[edit]

From a root *gʷen- + *-h₂-.

Noun[edit]

*gʷḗn f ‎(oblique stem *gʷnéh₂-)

  1. woman

Inflection[edit]

Athematic, proterokinetic
singular
nominative *gʷénh₂s
genitive *gʷnéh₂s
singular dual plural
nominative *gʷénh₂s *gʷénh₂h₁(e) *gʷénh₂es
vocative *gʷḗn *gʷénh₂h₁(e) *gʷénh₂es
accusative *gʷénh₂m̥ *gʷénh₂h₁(e) *gʷénh₂n̥s
genitive *gʷnéh₂s *? *gʷnéh₂oHom
ablative *gʷnéh₂s *? *gʷnéh₂mos
dative *gʷnéh₂ey *? *gʷnéh₂mos
locative *gʷnéh₂, *gʷnéh₂i *? *gʷnéh₂su
instrumental *gʷnéh₂h₁ *? *gʷnéh₂bʰi

Descendants[edit]