Reconstruction:Proto-Celtic/daru

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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 *dóru (tree).[1][2]

Noun[edit]

*daru f

  1. oak

Inflection[edit]

Neuter u-stem
singular dual plural
nominative *daru *darū *darwā
vocative *daru *darū *darwā
accusative *daru *darū *darwā
genitive *darous *darous *darowom
dative *darou *darubom *darubos
instrumental *darū *darubim *darubis

Descendants[edit]

  • Brythonic: *dar
    • Old Breton: dar
    • Old Cornish: dar
    • Middle Welsh: dar
  • Old Irish: dair, daur
  • Gaulish: [Term?]
    • ? Ancient Greek: λάριξ (lárix)
      • Latin: larix (see there for further descendants)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Delamarre, Xavier (2003) , “*daru-”, in Dictionnaire de la langue gauloise: une approche linguistique du vieux-celtique continental [Dictionary of the Gaulish language: A linguistic approach to Old Continental Celtic] (Collection des Hespérides; 9), 3rd edition, Éditions Errance, →ISBN, page 91: “*drw-os”
  2. ^ Matasović, Ranko (2009) Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 9), Leiden: Brill, →ISBN, pages 91