Reconstruction:Proto-Celtic/woseti

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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 *h₂wes-.[1]

Verb[edit]

*woseti

  1. to spend the night

Inflection[edit]

Thematic present, suffixless preterite
Active voice
Present Imperfect Future Preterite
1st singular *wosū *wosennem ? ?
2nd singular *wosesi *wosītū ? ?
3rd singular *woseti *wose(to) ? ?
1st plural *wosomos *wosemmets ? ?
2nd plural *wosete *wosetes, *woseswīs ? ?
3rd plural *wosonti *wosentets ? ?
Pres. subjunctive Past subjunctive Imperative
1st singular ? ?
2nd singular ? ? *wose
3rd singular ? ?
1st plural ? ?
2nd plural ? ? *wosete
3rd plural ? ?
Passive voice
Present Imperfect Future Preterite
1st singular *wosūr ?
2nd singular *wosetar ?
3rd singular *wosetor *wosetey ? ?
1st plural *wosommor ?
2nd plural *wosedwe ?
3rd plural *wosontor *wosentits ? ?
Pres. subjunctive Past subjunctive Imperative
1st singular ?
2nd singular ?
3rd singular ?
1st plural ?
2nd plural ?
3rd plural ?

Descendants[edit]

  • Middle Welsh: arhos (to stay, stop, wait) (< *ɸare-woseti)
  • Old Irish: foïd (to spend the night)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ranko Matasović (2009), “*wos-o-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 9), Leiden: Brill, →ISBN, page 428