Reconstruction:Proto-Celtic/moltos

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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]

Unknown. Probably borrowed from a non-Indo-European substrate language. Or, possibly from Proto-Indo-European *(h₂)moldus (soft, weak), from *mel- (soft, weak, tender).[1][2]

Noun[edit]

*moltos m

  1. ram, wether

Declension[edit]

Masculine o-stem
singular dual plural
nominative *moltos *moltou *moltoi
vocative *molte *moltou *moltūs
accusative *moltom *moltou *moltūs
genitive *moltī *moltous *moltom
dative *moltūi *moltobom *moltobos
instrumental *moltū *moltobim *moltobis

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Proto-Celtic/moltos” in The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th edition, Boston, Mass.: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2016, →ISBN.
  2. ^ Roberts, Edward A. (2014) A Comprehensive Etymological Dictionary of the Spanish Language with Families of Words based on Indo-European Roots, Xlibris Corporation, →ISBN