Reconstruction:Proto-Celtic/kantlom

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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 *keh₂n- (to sing) +‎ *-tlom.[1] Equivalent to *kaneti +‎ *-tlom.

Noun[edit]

*kantlom n[1]

  1. singing, song

Inflection[edit]

Neuter o-stem
singular dual plural
nominative *kantlom *kantlou *kantlā
vocative *kantlom *kantlou *kantlā
accusative *kantlom *kantlou *kantlā
genitive *kantlī *kantlous *kantlom
dative *kantlūi *kantlobom *kantlobos
instrumental *kantlū *kantlobim *kantlobis

Descendants[edit]

  • Brythonic: *kantl
    • Middle Breton: quentel
    • Middle Welsh: kathyl, kathl
  • Old Irish: cétal

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Ranko Matasović (2009), “*kantlo-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic[1] (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 9), Leiden: Brill, →ISBN, page 188