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Appendix:Proto-Indo-European/-trom

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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-EuropeanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Thematicized from the zero-grade of *-ter-.

SuffixEdit

*-trom n

  1. Forms nomen instrumenti, i.e. a noun denoting a tool or instrument.

DeclensionEdit

Thematic inflection.

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Celtic:
    • Welsh: -dr
    • Old Irish: -thar
  • Germanic: *-þrą
  • Hellenic:
  • Indo-Iranian:
  • Italic:

ReferencesEdit

  • Don Ringe, From Proto-Indo-European to Proto-Germanic, Oxford University Press, 2006, page 61
  • OLSEN (1989)