Reconstruction:Proto-Celtic/rextus

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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 *h₃reǵ- (to straighten, to right oneself).

Noun[edit]

*rextus m[1]

  1. rule, law

Declension[edit]

Masculine/feminine u-stem
singular dual plural
nominative *rextus *rextū *rextowes
vocative *rextu *rextū *rextūs
accusative *rextum *rextū *rextums
genitive *rextous *rextous *rextowom
dative *rextou *rextubom *rextubos
instrumental *rextū *rextubim *rextubis

Descendants[edit]

  • Brythonic: *rreiθ
    • Middle Breton: rez, reiz
    • Cornish: ryth
    • Middle Welsh: reyth
  • Old Irish: recht, rect

Etymology 2[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun[edit]

*rextus m[2]

  1. fury, anger

Declension[edit]

Masculine/feminine u-stem
singular dual plural
nominative *rextus *rextū *rextowes
vocative *rextu *rextū *rextūs
accusative *rextum *rextū *rextums
genitive *rextous *rextous *rextowom
dative *rextou *rextubom *rextubos
instrumental *rextū *rextubim *rextubis

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Matasović, Ranko (2009) , “*rextu-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 9), Leiden: Brill, →ISBN, pages 310/311
  2. ^ Matasović, Ranko (2009) , “*rextu-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 9), Leiden: Brill, →ISBN, pages 310