Reconstruction:Proto-Celtic/ligeti

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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 *léyǵʰti.

Verb[edit]

*ligeti[1]

  1. to lick

Inflection[edit]

Thematic present, suffixless preterite
Active voice
Present Imperfect Future Preterite
1st singular *ligū *ligennem ? ?
2nd singular *ligesi *ligītū ? ?
3rd singular *ligeti *lige(to) ? ?
1st plural *ligomos *ligemmets ? ?
2nd plural *ligete *ligetes, *ligeswīs ? ?
3rd plural *ligonti *ligentets ? ?
Pres. subjunctive Past subjunctive Imperative
1st singular ? ?
2nd singular ? ? *lige
3rd singular ? ?
1st plural ? ?
2nd plural ? ? *ligete
3rd plural ? ?
Passive voice
Present Imperfect Future Preterite
1st singular *ligūr ?
2nd singular *ligetar ?
3rd singular *ligetor *ligetey ? ?
1st plural *ligommor ?
2nd plural *ligedwe ?
3rd plural *ligontor *ligentits ? ?
Pres. subjunctive Past subjunctive Imperative
1st singular ?
2nd singular ?
3rd singular ?
1st plural ?
2nd plural ?
3rd plural ?

Descendants[edit]

  • Proto-Brythonic: *lliɣɨd
  • Old Irish: ligid

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ranko Matasović (2009), “lig-o-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 9), Leiden: Brill, →ISBN, page 239