Reconstruction:Proto-Hellenic/kūmə

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This Proto-Hellenic 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-Hellenic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *ḱúh₁mn̥, from the root *ḱewh₁- (to swell) +‎ *-mn̥; equivalent to kū- +‎ *-mə. Compare Ancient Greek κύριος (kúrios), Latin cumulus, cavus.

Noun[edit]

*kūmə n

  1. swell, wave

Inflection[edit]

N-stem, neuter
Nominative *kūmə
Genitive *kūmnos, -ətos
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative *kūmə *kūmne, -əte *kūmna, -əta
Vocative *kūmə *kūmne, -əte *kūmna, -əta
Accusative *kūmə *kūmne, -əte *kūmna, -əta
Genitive *kūmnos, -ətos ? *kūmnōn, -ətōn
Dative *kūmnei, -ətei ? *kūməpʰi
Locative *kūmni, -əti ? *kūməhi
Instrumental ? ? *kūməpʰi

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Ancient Greek: κῦμα (kûma)

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