Reconstruction:Proto-Celtic/ambaxtos

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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 *ambi- (around) +‎ *ageti (to drive) +‎ *-os.

Noun[edit]

*ambaxtos m

  1. servant

Declension[edit]

Masculine o-stem
singular dual plural
nominative *ambaxtos *ambaxtou *ambaxtoi
vocative *ambaxte *ambaxtou *ambaxtūs
accusative *ambaxtom *ambaxtou *ambaxtoms
genitive *ambaxtī *ambaxtous *ambaxtom
dative *ambaxtūi *ambaxtobom *ambaxtobos
instrumental *ambaxtū *ambaxtobim *ambaxtobis

Descendants[edit]

  • Brythonic: *ammaɨθ
    • Old Breton: ambaith
    • Cornish: ammeth
    • Middle Welsh: amaeth
  • Primitive Irish: [script needed] (*imbikatos), [Term?] (ambicatos) (influenced by Brythonic)
  • Gaulish: ambaxtos

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lambert, Pierre-Yves; Pinault, Georges-Jean (2007) Gaulois et celtique continental[1], page 191