Reconstruction:Proto-Indo-European/ḱm̥tóm

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This Proto-Indo-European 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-Indo-European[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Some sort of derivation from *déḱm̥t (ten) (with Pre-IE *d lost in the same way the initial dental obstruent was lost in the oblique cases of *dʰéǵʰōm (earth)), perhaps its ordinal number (*dḱm̥t + *-ó-). If so then this could come from some phrase, "tenth ?", whose substantive noun can only be conjectured.

Numeral[edit]

cardinal number
100
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*ḱm̥tóm or *dḱm̥tóm (uninflected)

  1. hundred

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Sihler, Andrew L. (1995) New Comparative Grammar of Greek and Latin, Oxford, New York: Oxford University Press