Reconstruction:Proto-Celtic/kerdā

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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 *kerd- (to profit). Cognate with Ancient Greek κέρδος (kérdos).

Noun[edit]

*kerdā f[1]

  1. craft, skill

Inflection[edit]

Feminine ā-stem
singular dual plural
nominative *kerdā *kerdai *kerdās
vocative *kerdā *kerdai *kerdās
accusative *kerdam *kerdai *kerdāms
genitive *kerdās *kerdous *kerdom
dative *kerdai *kerdābom *kerdābos
instrumental *? *kerdābim *kerdābis

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ranko Matasović (2009), “*kerdā”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 9), Leiden: Brill, →ISBN, page 202