Reconstruction:Proto-Celtic/barros

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This Proto-Celtic 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-Celtic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From earlier *barsos, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰr̥s-ó-s, from *bʰers- (point, top, tip).

Noun[edit]

*barros m[1]

  1. top, point, peak

Declension[edit]

Masculine o-stem
singular dual plural
nominative *barros *barrou *barroi
vocative *barre *barrou *barrūs
accusative *barrom *barrou *barroms
genitive *barrī *barrous *barrom
dative *barrūi *barrobom *barrobos
locative *barrei *? *?
instrumental *barrū *barrobim *barrūis

Descendants[edit]

  • Proto-Brythonic:
  • Old Irish: barr
  • Gaulish: Cunobarrus

References[edit]

  1. ^ Matasović, Ranko (2009), “*barro-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 9), Leiden: Brill, →ISBN, pages 58