Reconstruction:Proto-Celtic/gabros

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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 *kápros (male hooved animal).

The change from p to b is phonologically regular in Proto-Celtic in this position, but the change from k to g is unexpected.

Noun[edit]

*gabros m

  1. goat

Inflection[edit]

Masculine o-stem
singular dual plural
nominative *gabros *gabrou *gabroi
vocative *gabre *gabrou *gabrūs
accusative *gabrom *gabrou *gabrūs
genitive *gabrī *gabrous *gabrom
dative *gabrūi *gabrobom *gabrobos
instrumental *gabrū *gabrobim *gabrobis

Descendants[edit]