Reconstruction:Proto-Celtic/banatlom

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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]

Possibly from Proto-Indo-European *bʰenH-tlom (way, path); or alternatively from *gʷʰen-tlom, from *gʷʰen- (to strike, kill), in the sense of “cleared path (in a wood)”; compare Proto-Germanic *banō (path, cleared way).

Noun[edit]

*banatlom n[1]

  1. broom plant, broom

Declension[edit]

Neuter o-stem
singular dual plural
nominative *banatlom *banatlou *banatlā
vocative *banatlom *banatlou *banatlā
accusative *banatlom *banatlou *banatlā
genitive *banatlī *banatlous *banatlom
dative *banatlūi *banatlobom *banatlobos
instrumental *banatlū *banatlobim *banatlobis

Descendants[edit]

  • Proto-Brythonic:
  • Old Irish:
  • Gaulish: *balano-

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ranko Matasović (2009), “*banatlo-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic[1] (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 9), Leiden: Brill, →ISBN, pages 53/54