Reconstruction:Proto-Celtic/birros

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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]

Unknown.

Adjective[edit]

*birros

  1. short

Inflection[edit]

O/ā-stem
masculine singular dual plural
nominative *birros *birrou *birroi
vocative *birre *birrou *birrūs
accusative *birrom *birrou *birrūs
genitive *birrī *birrous *birrom
dative *birrūi *birrobom *birrobos
instrumental *birrū *birrobim *birrobis
feminine singular dual plural
nominative *birrā *birrai *birrās
vocative *birrā *birrai *birrās
accusative *birram *birrai *birrās
genitive *birrās *birrous *birrom
dative *birrai *birrābom *birrābos
instrumental *? *birrābim *birrābis
neuter singular dual plural
nominative *birrom *birrou *birrā
vocative *birrom *birrou *birrā
accusative *birrom *birrou *birrā
genitive *birrī *birrous *birrom
dative *birrūi *birrobom *birrobos
instrumental *birrū *birrobim *birrobis

Descendants[edit]

  • Brythonic: *bɨrr
    • Old Breton: berr
    • Cornish: berr
    • Middle Welsh: byrr
  • Old Irish: berr
  • Gaulish: *birros