Reconstruction:Proto-Indo-European/swésōr

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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]

Possibly from *su-h₁ésh₂-ōr, reflexive pronoun of *swé (self) +‎ *h₁ésh₂r̥ (blood), so literally “woman of one's own kin group” in an exogamous society. Another alternative combines *swé (self) +‎ *-sor (feminine-noun-forming suffix).

Noun[edit]

*swésōr f

  1. sister

Inflection[edit]

Athematic, amphikinetic
singular
nominative *swésōr
genitive *swesrés
singular dual plural
nominative *swésōr *swésorh₁(e) *swésores
vocative *swésor *swésorh₁(e) *swésores
accusative *swésorm̥ *swésorh₁(e) *swésorm̥s
genitive *swesrés *? *swesróHom
ablative *swesrés *? *swesr̥mós
dative *swesréy *? *swesr̥mós
locative *swesér, *sweséri *? *swesr̥sú
instrumental *swesréh₁ *? *swesr̥bʰí

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