Reconstruction:Proto-Brythonic/nant

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This Proto-Brythonic entry contains reconstructed terms 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-Brythonic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *nantos, *nantus (stream, valley).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

*nant m

  1. stream, river
  2. valley

Descendants[edit]

  • Middle Breton: nant
  • Old Cornish: nans
  • Middle Welsh: nant

References[edit]

  • Matasović, Ranko (2009) Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 9), Leiden: Brill, →ISBN, page 283