Reconstruction:Proto-Celtic/brigantī

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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 *bʰr̥ǵʰéntih₂ ~ *bʰr̥ǵʰn̥tyéh₂-, feminine of *bʰérǵʰonts.

Noun[edit]

*brigantī f

  1. something high or elevated
  2. an exalted person

Inflection[edit]

Feminine ī/yā-stem
singular dual plural
nominative *brigantī *brigantī *brigantyās
vocative *brigantī *brigantī *brigantyās
accusative *brigantīm *brigantī *brigantīms
genitive *brigantyās *brigantyous *brigantyom
dative *brigantyai *brigantyābom *brigantyābos
instrumental *? *brigantyābim *brigantyābis

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Gaulish: brigā
  • Proto-Brythonic: *brɨɣėnt