Reconstruction:Proto-Celtic/wlidā

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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 *wldeh₂, from *welh₁- (to wish, desire, want), see also Ancient Greek ἔλδομαι (éldomai), Old English willan (modern English will).[1]

Noun[edit]

*wlidā f

  1. banquet, feast

Inflection[edit]

Feminine ā-stem
singular dual plural
nominative *wlidā *wlidai *wlidās
vocative *wlidā *wlidai *wlidās
accusative *wlidam *wlidai *wlidāms
genitive *wlidās *wlidous *wlidom
dative *wlidai *wlidābom *wlidābos
instrumental *? *wlidābim *wlidābis

Descendants[edit]

  • Brythonic: *gwleð
    • Old Welsh: guled
  • Old Irish: fled

References[edit]

  1. ^ Matasović, Ranko (2009) , “wlida”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 9), Leiden: Brill, →ISBN, pages 426