Reconstruction:Proto-Celtic/an-

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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 *n̥-.

Prefix[edit]

*an-

  1. un-, not

Usage notes[edit]

The prefix changes to *am- before labial consonants (ɸ, b).

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Brythonic: *an-
    • Breton: an-
    • Middle Welsh: an-
  • Old Irish: an-, in-, é-