Reconstruction:Proto-Celtic/dubnos

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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 *dʰubʰnós (deep, hollow).

Adjective[edit]

*dubnos

  1. deep

Inflection[edit]

O/ā-stem
masculine singular dual plural
nominative *dubnos *dubnou *dubnoi
vocative *dubne *dubnou *dubnūs
accusative *dubnom *dubnou *dubnoms
genitive *dubnī *dubnous *dubnom
dative *dubnūi *dubnobom *dubnobos
instrumental *dubnū *dubnobim *dubnobis
feminine singular dual plural
nominative *dubnā *dubnai *dubnās
vocative *dubnā *dubnai *dubnās
accusative *dubnam *dubnai *dubnams
genitive *dubnās *dubnous *dubnom
dative *dubnai *dubnābom *dubnābos
instrumental *? *dubnābim *dubnābis
neuter singular dual plural
nominative *dubnom *dubnou *dubnā
vocative *dubnom *dubnou *dubnā
accusative *dubnom *dubnou *dubnā
genitive *dubnī *dubnous *dubnom
dative *dubnūi *dubnobom *dubnobos
instrumental *dubnū *dubnobim *dubnobis

Descendants[edit]

  • Proto-Brythonic: *duβn
    • Middle Breton: doun
    • Cornish: down
    • Middle Welsh: dwvyn
  • Old Irish: domain, doimin

Noun[edit]

*dubnos m[1]

  1. world

Declension[edit]

Masculine o-stem
singular dual plural
nominative *dubnos *dubnou *dubnoi
vocative *dubne *dubnou *dubnūs
accusative *dubnom *dubnou *dubnoms
genitive *dubnī *dubnous *dubnom
dative *dubnūi *dubnobom *dubnobos
instrumental *dubnū *dubnobim *dubnobis

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ranko Matasović (2009), “*dubno-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 9), Leiden: Brill, →ISBN, page 107