Reconstruction:Proto-Celtic/anaman

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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 *h₂énh₁mn̥, from *h₂enh₁-.

Noun[edit]

*anaman n[1]

  1. soul, spirit

Declension[edit]

Neuter n-stem
singular dual plural
nominative *anaman *anamane? *anamana
vocative *anaman *anamane? *anamana
accusative *anaman *anamane? *anamana
genitive *anamēs *anamenous? *anamenom
dative *anamenē *anamembom *anamembos
instrumental *anamenē *anamembim *anamembis

Descendants[edit]

  • Brythonic:
    • Middle Breton: eneff
    • Cornish: enef
  • Old Irish: ainimm

References[edit]

  1. ^ Matasović, Ranko (2009) , “*anamon-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 9), Leiden: Brill, →ISBN, page 34-35