Reconstruction:Proto-Italic/hostis

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This Proto-Italic 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-Italic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *gʰóstis (stranger).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

*hostis m[1]

  1. stranger, guest

Inflection[edit]

i-stemDeclension of *hostis (i-stem)
singular plural
nominative *hostis *hostēs
vocative *hostis *hostēs
accusative *hostim *hostins
genitive *hosteis, -jes *hostjom
dative *hostei *hostiβos
ablative *hostīd *hostiβos
locative *hostei *hostiβos

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