Reconstruction:Proto-Celtic/wegnos

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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 *weǵʰnos, from Proto-Indo-European *weǵʰ- (to go, transport).

Noun[edit]

*wegnos m[1]

  1. wagon, cart

Inflection[edit]

Masculine o-stem
singular dual plural
nominative *wegnos *wegnou *wegnoi
vocative *wegne *wegnou *wegnūs
accusative *wegnom *wegnou *wegnoms
genitive *wegnī *wegnous *wegnom
dative *wegnūi *wegnobom *wegnobos
instrumental *wegnū *wegnobim *wegnobis

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Brythonic: *gweɨn
  • Old Irish: fén[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Matasović, Ranko (2009), “*wegno-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 9), Leiden: Brill, →ISBN, page 408
  2. ^ Gregory Toner, Maire Ní Mhaonaigh, Sharon Arbuthnot, Dagmar Wodtko, Maire-Luise Theuerkauf, editors (2019), “fén”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language