Reconstruction:Proto-Celtic/enistī

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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 *h₁eni-sth₂-ih₂ (literally that which stands in (the water)), from *h₁en (in) + *steh₂- (stand).

Noun[edit]

*enistī f[1]

  1. island

Inflection[edit]

Feminine ī/yā-stem
singular dual plural
nominative *enistī *enistī *enistyās
vocative *enistī *enistī *enistyās
accusative *enistīm *enistī *enistīs
genitive *enistyās *enistyous *enistyom
dative *enistyai *enistyābom *enistyābos
instrumental *? *enistyābim *enistyābis

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Matasović, Ranko (2009), “*eni-stī”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 9), Leiden: Brill, ISBN 978-90-04-17336-1, pages 116-117