Reconstruction:Proto-Celtic/glanos

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Asterisk.svg
This Proto-Celtic entry contains reconstructed terms 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]

Possibly from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰl̥h₃-nó-s, from *ǵʰelh₃- (green, yellow)[1], though semantically difficult to explain[2].

Adjective[edit]

*glanos

  1. clean
  2. clear

Inflection[edit]

O/ā-stem
masculine singular dual plural
nominative *glanos *glanou *glanoi
vocative *glane *glanou *glanūs
accusative *glanom *glanou *glanoms
genitive *glanī *glanous *glanom
dative *glanūi *glanobom *glanobos
instrumental *glanū *glanobim *glanobis
feminine singular dual plural
nominative *glanā *glanai *glanās
vocative *glanā *glanai *glanās
accusative *glanam *glanai *glanams
genitive *glanās *glanous *glanom
dative *glanai *glanābom *glanābos
instrumental *? *glanābim *glanābis
neuter singular dual plural
nominative *glanom *glanou *glanā
vocative *glanom *glanou *glanā
accusative *glanom *glanou *glanā
genitive *glanī *glanous *glanom
dative *glanūi *glanobom *glanobos
instrumental *glanū *glanobim *glanobis

Descendants[edit]

  • Brythonic: *glan
    • Old Breton: glan
    • Cornish: glan
    • Middle Welsh: glan
  • Old Irish: glan

References[edit]

  1. ^ Schrijver, Peter C. H. (1995) Studies in British Celtic historical phonology (Leiden studies in Indo-European; 5), Amsterdam, Atlanta: Rodopi
  2. ^ Matasović, Ranko (2009), “*glano-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 9), Leiden: Brill, →ISBN, page 160