Reconstruction:Proto-Celtic/wellos

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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 *welh₁- (to choose, to want).[1]

Adjective[edit]

*wellos[1]

  1. good
  2. desirable

Declension[edit]

O/ā-stem
masculine singular dual plural
nominative *wellos *wellou *welloi
vocative *welle *wellou *wellūs
accusative *wellom *wellou *welloms
genitive *wellī *wellous *wellom
dative *wellūi *wellobom *wellobos
instrumental *wellū *wellobim *wellobis
feminine singular dual plural
nominative *wellā *wellai *wellās
vocative *wellā *wellai *wellās
accusative *wellam *wellai *wellams
genitive *wellās *wellous *wellom
dative *wellai *wellābom *wellābos
instrumental *? *wellābim *wellābis
neuter singular dual plural
nominative *wellom *wellou *wellā
vocative *wellom *wellou *wellā
accusative *wellom *wellou *wellā
genitive *wellī *wellous *wellom
dative *wellūi *wellobom *wellobos
instrumental *wellū *wellobim *wellobis

Descendants[edit]

  • Brythonic: [Term?]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Matasović, Ranko (2009) , “*wello-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 9), Leiden: Brill, →ISBN, page 411