Reconstruction:Proto-Celtic/kaballos

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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]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unknown; perhaps a Wanderwort.[1] See caballus.

Noun[edit]

*kaballos m[2]

  1. horse
    Synonym: *ekʷos

Declension[edit]

Masculine o-stem
singular dual plural
nominative *kaballos *kaballou *kaballoi
vocative *kaballe *kaballou *kaballūs
accusative *kaballom *kaballou *kaballoms
genitive *kaballī *kaballous *kaballom
dative *kaballūi *kaballobom *kaballobos
instrumental *kaballū *kaballobim *kaballobis

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Delamarre, Xavier (2003), “caballos”, in Dictionnaire de la langue gauloise: une approche linguistique du vieux-celtique continental [Dictionary of the Gaulish language: A linguistic approach to Old Continental Celtic] (Collection des Hespérides; 9), 3rd edition, Éditions Errance, →ISBN, page 96
  2. ^ Koch, John (2004), “*kaballo-”, in English–Proto-Celtic Word-list with attested comparanda, University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies