Reconstruction:Proto-Celtic/kʷrimis

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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 *kʷŕ̥mis. Cognate with Proto-Indo-Iranian *kŕ̥miš, Proto-Balto-Slavic *kirmis.

Noun[edit]

*kʷrimis ?

  1. worm

Inflection[edit]

Masculine/feminine i-stem
singular dual plural
nominative *kʷrimis *kʷrimī *kʷrimīs
vocative *kʷrimi *kʷrimī *kʷrimīs
accusative *kʷrimim *kʷrimī *kʷrimīs
genitive *kʷrimēs *kʷrimyow *kʷrimyom
dative *kʷrimē *kʷrimibom *kʷrimibos
instrumental *kʷrimī *kʷrimibim *kʷrimibis

Descendants[edit]

  • Brythonic: *prɨβ̃
    • Middle Breton: preff
    • Old Cornish: prif
    • Old Welsh: prem
  • Old Irish: cruim