Reconstruction:Proto-Celtic/slougos

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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 *slowgʰos, *slowgos (entourage). Cognate with Proto-Slavic *sluga (servant) (compare Old Church Slavonic слоуга (sluga)), Lithuanian slaugà (servitude).

Noun[edit]

*slougos m

  1. troop, army

Declension[edit]

Masculine o-stem
singular dual plural
nominative *slowgos *slowgou *slowgoi
vocative *slowge *slowgou *slowgūs
accusative *slowgom *slowgou *slowgoms
genitive *slowgī *slowgous *slowgom
dative *slowgūi *slowgobom *slowgobos
instrumental *slowgū *slowgobim *slowgobis

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Proto-Brythonic: *llʉɣ
    • Old Breton: *lu (in toponyms)
      • Breton: lu
    • Old Cornish: luu
      • Cornish: lu
    • Middle Welsh: llu
  • Old Irish: slóg, slúag
  • Gaulish: *slugi