Reconstruction:Proto-Italic/lakus

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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 *lókus, with unrounding of the o after l pinguis (/ɫ/).

Noun[edit]

*lakus m[1]

  1. lake

Declension[edit]

u-stemDeclension of *lakus (u-stem)
singular plural
nominative *lakus *lakowes?
vocative *lakus *lakowes?
accusative *lakum *lakuns
genitive *lakous, -wos *lakwom (-owom?)
dative *lakowei *lakuβos
ablative *lakūd *lakuβos
locative *lakou? *lakuβos

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ De Vaan, Michiel (2008), “lacus”, in Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 322