Reconstruction:Proto-Indo-European/déḱm̥

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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]

Unknown; possibly containing *ḱm̥t, from *ḱomt (hand), perhaps whence Proto-Germanic *handuz (hand).

Numeral[edit]

Proto-Indo-European cardinal numbers
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    Cardinal : *déḱm̥
    Ordinal : *deḱm̥tós[1]
    Collective : *déḱm̥t

*déḱm̥ (uninflected, probably)

  1. ten

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Albanian: *detsa < *déḱm̥t
  • Armenian:
  • Balto-Slavic: *deśimt < *déḱm̥t
  • Celtic: *dekam (see there for further descendants)
  • Germanic: *tehun (see there for further descendants) < *déḱm̥t
  • Hellenic: *dékə
  • Indo-Iranian: *dáća < *déḱm̥ (see there for further descendants), *dáćat < *déḱm̥t, *dáćamás < *deḱm̥Hós
  • Italic: *dekem
  • Tocharian: *śäk

References[edit]

  1. ^ Fortson, Benjamin W. (2004, 2010) Indo-European Language and Culture: An Introduction, Oxford: Blackwell