Reconstruction:Proto-Celtic/natrixs

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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]

From Proto-Indo-European *(s)néHtr̥.

Noun[edit]

*natrixs f[1]

  1. snake

Declension[edit]

Masculine/feminine consonant stem
singular dual plural
nominative *natrixs *natrike *natrikes
vocative *natrixs *natrike *natrikes
accusative *natrikam *natrike *natrikams
genitive *natrikos *natrikou *natrikom
dative *natrikei *natrikobom *natrikobos
locative *natriki
instrumental *natrike? *natrikobim *natrikobis

Descendants[edit]

  • Proto-Brythonic:
  • Old Irish: nathir

References[edit]

  1. ^ Matasović, Ranko (2009), “natrik-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 9), Leiden: Brill, →ISBN, page 284