Reconstruction:Proto-Celtic/brassos

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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 Proto-Indo-European *gʷrod-to-, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷred-. Cognate with Latin grossus (fat).[1]

Adjective[edit]

*brassos[1]

  1. great, violent

Declension[edit]

O/ā-stem
masculine singular dual plural
nominative *brassos *brassou *brassoi
vocative *brasse *brassou *brassūs
accusative *brassom *brassou *brassoms
genitive *brassī *brassous *brassom
dative *brassūi *brassobom *brassobos
instrumental *brassū *brassobim *brassobis
feminine singular dual plural
nominative *brassā *brassai *brassās
vocative *brassā *brassai *brassās
accusative *brassam *brassai *brassams
genitive *brassās *brassous *brassom
dative *brassai *brassābom *brassābos
instrumental *? *brassābim *brassābis
neuter singular dual plural
nominative *brassom *brassou *brassā
vocative *brassom *brassou *brassā
accusative *brassom *brassou *brassā
genitive *brassī *brassous *brassom
dative *brassūi *brassobom *brassobos
instrumental *brassū *brassobim *brassobis

Descendants[edit]

  • Brythonic:
    • Cornish: brâs, broas
    • Middle Welsh: bras
    • Middle Breton: braz, bras
  • Goidelic:

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Matasović, Ranko (2009), “*brasso-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 9), Leiden: Brill, →ISBN, page 74
  2. ^ G. Toner, M. Ní Mhaonaigh, S. Arbuthnot, D. Wodtko, M.-L. Theuerkauf, editors (2019), “bras”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language