Reconstruction:Proto-Indo-European/déh₂nu

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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]

Noun[edit]

*déh₂nu n[1]

  1. river goddess

Inflection[edit]

Athematic, amphikinetic
singular
nominative *déh₂nu
genitive *deh₂n̥wés
singular dual plural
nominative *déh₂nu *déh₂n̥wih₁ *déh₂nuh₂
vocative *déh₂nu *déh₂n̥wih₁ *déh₂nuh₂
accusative *déh₂nu *déh₂n̥wih₁ *déh₂nuh₂
genitive *deh₂n̥wés *? *deh₂n̥wóHom
ablative *deh₂n̥wés *? *deh₂numós
dative *deh₂n̥wéy *? *deh₂numós
locative *déh₂nu, *déh₂n̥wi *? *deh₂nusú
instrumental *deh₂n̥wéh₁ *? *deh₂nubʰí

Derived terms[edit]

  • *deh₂new-yos
    • Celtic: *Dānowyos[2]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mallory, J. P.; Adams, D. Q. (2006) The Oxford introduction to Proto-Indo-European and the Proto-Indo-European world, Oxford University Press, page 434
  2. 2.0 2.1 Koch, John (2004) , “*Dānu, *Dānowyos”, in English–Proto-Celtic Word-list with attested comparanda, University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies, page 283