Reconstruction:Proto-Indo-European/sélos

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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 a late, southern dialectal variant that is found only in East Indo-European languages, namely the Armenian, Greek and Indo-Iranian branches.

Noun[edit]

*sélos n[1][2]

  1. marsh

Inflection[edit]

Athematic, acrostatic
singular
nominative *sélos
genitive *sélesos
singular dual plural
nominative *sélos *sélesih₁ *sélōs
vocative *sélos *sélesih₁ *sélōs
accusative *sélos *sélesih₁ *sélōs
genitive *sélesos *? *sélesoHom
ablative *sélesos *? *sélesmos
dative *sélesey *? *sélesmos
locative *séles, *sélesi *? *sélesu
instrumental *sélesh₁ *? *sélesbʰi

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Armenian: (perhaps)
  • Hellenic: *hélos
  • Indo-Iranian: *sáras (see there for further descendants)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010) , “ἕλος”, in Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 415
  2. ^ Martirosyan, Hrach (2010) Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 253