Reconstruction:Proto-Italic/anamos

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This Proto-Italic entry contains reconstructed terms 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-Italic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₂enh₁mos, from *h₂enh₁- (to breathe). Formally cognate with Proto-Hellenic *ánemos; compare also Proto-Celtic *anaman from *h₂énh₁-mn̥.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

*anamos m[1]

  1. (perhaps originally) breath
  2. spirit, soul, life force
    *Tebei dwened eks anamōd welō.

Declension[edit]

o-stemDeclension of *anamos (o-stem)
case singular plural
nominative *anamos *anamōs, -oi
vocative *aname *anamōs, -oi
accusative *anamom *anamons
genitive *anamosjo, -ī *anamom
dative *anamōi *anamois
ablative *anamōd *anamois
locative *anamei *anamois

Descendants[edit]

  • Latin: animus (see there for further descendants)
    • Latin: anima (breath, wind, spirit) (see there for further descendants)
  • Oscan: 𐌀𐌍𐌀𐌌𐌞𐌌 (anamúm, accusative singular)

References[edit]

  1. ^ De Vaan, Michiel (2008) Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7)‎[1], Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN