Reconstruction:Proto-Indo-European/kápros

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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]

Considered a post-PIE loanword by De Vaan.[1] The appearance of initial g- in Celtic is unexplainable as an inherited word.

Noun[edit]

*kápros[2]

  1. he-goat, billy goat

Inflection[edit]

Thematic
singular
nominative *kápros
genitive *káprosyo
singular dual plural
nominative *kápros *káproh₁ *káproes
vocative *kápre *káproh₁ *káproes
accusative *káprom *káproh₁ *káprons
genitive *káprosyo *? *káprooHom
ablative *kápread *? *kápromos
dative *káproey *? *kápromos
locative *káprey, *káproy *? *káproysu
instrumental *káproh₁ *? *káprōys

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ De Vaan, Michiel (2008) Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill
  2. ^ Ringe, Don (2006) From Proto-Indo-European to Proto-Germanic, Oxford University Press
  • Buck, Carl Darling (1949) A Dictionary of Selected Synonyms in the Principal Indo-European Languages, Chicago: University of Chicago Press, page 164