Reconstruction:Latin/rossa

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This Latin 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.

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Frankish *hross (horse) or Lombardic *hross.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

*rossa f (genitive *rossae); first declension

  1. (Vulgar Latin) bad horse, nag

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Italo-Western declension of *rossa
Number Singular Plural
nominative *rǫ́ssa *rǫ́ssę
genitive *rǫ́ssę *rǫssárọ
dative *rǫ́ssę *rǫ́ssis
accusative-ablative *rǫ́ssã *rǫ́ssas

Descendants[edit]

  • Lombard: rózza (Comasco), roz (Bergamasque)
  • Old French: *rosse, roche
  • Old Occitan: rossa