Reconstruction:Proto-Celtic/welsos

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Proto-Celtic

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Etymology

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From Proto-Indo-European *(h₁)welh₁(bʰ)-, from *wel- (to deceive), see also Lithuanian vilti (to deceive, cheat).[1]

Noun

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*welsos m[2]

  1. error, deceit

Declension

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Masculine o-stem
singular dual plural
nominative *welsos *welsou *welsoi
vocative *welse *welsou *welsūs
accusative *welsom *welsou *welsoms
genitive *welsī *welsous *welsom
dative *welsūi *welsobom *welsobos
locative *welsei *? *?
instrumental *welsū *welsobim *welsūis

Descendants

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  • Proto-Brythonic:
  • Old Irish: fell
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References

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  1. ^ Pokorny, Julius (1959) “1140”, in Indogermanisches etymologisches Wörterbuch [Indo-European Etymological Dictionary] (in German), volume 3, Bern, München: Francke Verlag, page 1140
  2. ^ Matasović, Ranko (2009) “*wello-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 9), Leiden: Brill, →ISBN, page 411