Reconstruction:Proto-Indo-European/h₂egʷnós

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Asterisk.svg
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]

From *h₂egʷ- +‎ *-nós.

Noun[edit]

*h₂egʷnós (non-ablauting)

  1. lamb

Inflection[edit]

Thematic
singular
nominative *h₂egʷnós
genitive *h₂egʷnósyo
singular dual plural
nominative *h₂egʷnós *h₂egʷnóh₁ *h₂egʷnóes
vocative *h₂egʷné *h₂egʷnóh₁ *h₂egʷnóes
accusative *h₂egʷnóm *h₂egʷnóh₁ *h₂egʷnóms
genitive *h₂egʷnósyo *? *h₂egʷnóoHom
ablative *h₂egʷnéad *? *h₂egʷnómos
dative *h₂egʷnóey *? *h₂egʷnómos
locative *h₂egʷnéy, *h₂egʷnóy *? *h₂egʷnóysu
instrumental *h₂egʷnóh₁ *? *h₂egʷnṓys

Descendants[edit]

  • Balto-Slavic: [Term?]
  • Celtic: *owignos (< *h₂egʷʰnós)
  • Germanic: *a(k)unaz (influenced by *awiz (ewe, sheep))
    • Germanic: *aunōną (see there for further descendants)
      • Germanic: *ga-aunōną (see there for further descendants)
  • Hellenic: [Term?]
    • Ancient Greek: ἀμνός (amnós) (see there for further descendants)
  • Italic: *agʷnos
    • Latin: agnus (see there for further descendants)
    • Italic: *agʷnelos (diminutive)

References[edit]