Reconstruction:Proto-Indo-European/-tus

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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]

Suffix[edit]

*(é)-tus m

  1. Derives action nouns from verb roots.

Inflection[edit]

Athematic, proterokinetic
singular
nominative *(é)-tus
genitive *(Ø)-téws
singular dual plural
nominative *(é)-tus *(é)-tuh₁(e) *(é)-tewes
vocative *(é)-tu *(é)-tuh₁(e) *(é)-tewes
accusative *(é)-tum *(é)-tuh₁(e) *(é)-tums
genitive *(Ø)-téws *? *(Ø)-téwoHom
ablative *(Ø)-téws *? *(Ø)-túmos
dative *(Ø)-téwey *? *(Ø)-túmos
locative *(Ø)-téw, *(Ø)-téwi *? *(Ø)-túsu
instrumental *(Ø)-túh₁ *? *(Ø)-túbʰi

Derived terms[edit]

Category Proto-Indo-European nouns suffixed with *-tus not found


  • *-tu-no- (with *-no-)
    • Hellenic:
      • Ancient Greek: -συνος (-sunos), -σύνη (-súnē)
  • *-tew-d-h₃onh₂- (with *-h₃onh₂-)
  • *-tweh₂ (*-tu-eh₂ (feminine))

Descendants[edit]