Reconstruction:Proto-Celtic/wailannā

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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]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Schrijver explains as "the wailer", from Proto-Indo-European *wai.[1]

Noun[edit]

*wailannā f[2]

  1. seagull

Declension[edit]

Feminine ā-stem
singular dual plural
nominative *wailannā *wailannai *wailannās
vocative *wailannā *wailannai *wailannās
accusative *wailannam *wailannai *wailannās
genitive *wailannās *wailannous *wailannom
dative *wailannai *wailannābom *wailannābos
instrumental *? *wailannābim *wailannābis

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Schrijver, Peter C. H. (1995) Studies in British Celtic historical phonology (Leiden studies in Indo-European; 5), Amsterdam, Atlanta: Rodopi, pages 115–116
  2. ^ Schrijver, Peter C. H. (1995) Studies in British Celtic historical phonology (Leiden studies in Indo-European; 5), Amsterdam, Atlanta: Rodopi, page 107