Reconstruction:Proto-Celtic/trebā

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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 *treb- (dwelling, settlement). Cognate with Proto-Germanic *þurpą (English thorp, German Dorf).

Noun[edit]

*trebā f

  1. dwelling

Inflection[edit]

Feminine ā-stem
singular dual plural
nominative *trebā *trebai *trebās
vocative *trebā *trebai *trebās
accusative *trebam *trebai *trebāms
genitive *trebās *trebous *trebom
dative *trebai *trebābom *trebābos
instrumental *? *trebābim *trebābis

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Proto-Brythonic: *treβ
    • Old Breton: treff
    • Middle Welsh: tref
  • Old Irish: treb
  • Gaulish: *trebā
    • Old Occitan: trevar (to inhabit)
  • Gaulish: Atrebates