Reconstruction:Proto-Celtic/tregess

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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 *tregʰ- (to run, walk), apparently a variant of *dʰregʰ- (to run). Cognate with Gothic 𐌸𐍂𐌰𐌲𐌾𐌰𐌽 (þragjan, to run) and Serbo-Croatian trȃg (trace).[1]

Noun[edit]

*tregess m

  1. foot

Declension[edit]

Masculine/feminine consonant stem
singular dual plural
nominative *tregess *tregete *tregetes
vocative *tregess *tregete *tregetes
accusative *tregetam *tregete *tregetams
genitive *tregetos *tregetou *tregetom
dative *tregetei *tregetobom *tregetobos
locative *tregeti
instrumental *tregete? *tregetobim *tregetobis

Synonyms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Brythonic:
    • Old Breton: troat (plural treit < *tragetes)
    • Old Cornish: truit
    • Middle Welsh: troet (plural traet < *tragetes)
  • Old Irish: traig (gen. traiged < *tragetos)
  • Gaulish: treide

References[edit]

  1. ^ Matasović, Ranko (2009) Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 9), Leiden: Brill, →ISBN, page 389