Reconstruction:Proto-Celtic/ɸrossos

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This Proto-Celtic 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-Celtic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *prosth₂os (protruding). The same construction as Sanskrit प्रस्थ (prastha, plateau), but probably coined separately in the two languages.[1]

Noun[edit]

*ɸrossos m

  1. a height
  2. elevated land
  3. (wooded) hill

Descendants[edit]

  • Brythonic: *rros
    • Middle Breton: ros
    • Cornish: ros
    • Middle Welsh: ros
  • Old Irish: ros
    • Irish: ros (wood)
    • Scottish Gaelic: ros (promontory)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Matasović, Ranko (2009) Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 9), Leiden: Brill, →ISBN, page 142