Reconstruction:Proto-Celtic/kenetlom

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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 *ken- (to begin) + *-tlom.[1]

Noun[edit]

*kenetlom n

  1. race, people

Inflection[edit]

Neuter o-stem
singular dual plural
nominative *kenetlom *kenetlou *kenetlā
vocative *kenetlom *kenetlou *kenetlā
accusative *kenetlom *kenetlou *kenetlā
genitive *kenetlī *kenetlous *kenetlom
dative *kenetlūi *kenetlobom *kenetlobos
instrumental *kenetlū *kenetlobim *kenetlobis

Descendants[edit]

  • Brythonic:
    • Old Welsh: kenedel
  • Old Irish: cenél

References[edit]

  1. ^ Matasović, Ranko (2009) Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 9), Leiden: Brill, →ISBN