Reconstruction:Proto-Indo-European/nisdós

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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]

From *h₁ni (down), from *h₁én, + *sed- (sit) + *-ós. Literally "where [the bird] sits down".

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Ringe 2006): IPA(key): /nis.ˈdos/, [niz.ˈdos][1]

Noun[edit]

*nisdós m (non-ablauting)

  1. nest

Inflection[edit]

Thematic
singular
nominative *nisdós
genitive *nisdósyo
singular dual plural
nominative *nisdós *nisdóh₁ *nisdóes
vocative *nisdé *nisdóh₁ *nisdóes
accusative *nisdóm *nisdóh₁ *nisdóms
genitive *nisdósyo *? *nisdóoHom
ablative *nisdéad *? *nisdómos
dative *nisdóey *? *nisdómos
locative *nisdéy, *nisdóy *? *nisdóysu
instrumental *nisdóh₁ *? *nisdṓys

Descendants[edit]

  • Albanian: *nezda
  • Armenian:
  • Balto-Slavic: *nisdá
  • Celtic: *nisdos (see there for further descendants)
  • Germanic: *nestą (see there for further descendants)
  • Indo-Iranian: *niždás (see there for further descendants)
  • Italic: *nizdos
    • Latin: nīdus (see there for further descendants)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ringe, Donald (2006) From Proto-Indo-European to Proto-Germanic (A Linguistic History of English; 1), Oxford: Oxford University Press, →ISBN, pages 14–18