Appendix:Proto-Indo-European/nébʰos

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This entry contains Proto-Indo-European 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

EtymologyEdit

From *nebʰ- +‎ *-os (action noun suffix).

NounEdit

*nébʰos n

  1. cloud
  2. mist, moisture

DeclensionEdit

CommentEdit

In a number of daughters secondary development to "heaven" occurs, as sky was thought to be the dwelling place of various deities, esp. *dyḗws ph₂tḗr (sky father), the chief sky-god.

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Anatolian:
  • Armenian:
  • Baltic:
  • Celtic: *nemos
    • Cornish: nef
    • Old Irish: nem
    • Middle Breton: nem
      • Breton: neff
    • Middle Welsh: nem
  • Germanic: *nebulō, *nebulaz
    • Old English: nifol, neowol, nihol, nihold, nēol, niwol, genip
    • Old Frisian: neval
    • Old Saxon: neval
    • Old Dutch: *neval
    • Old High German: nebul
    • Old Norse: nifl (disputed)
      • Icelandic: nifl
      • ( > Faroese: nivlungar)
  • Hellenic:
  • Italic:
  • Indo-Iranian:
    • Dardic:
    • Indo-Aryan:
    • Iranian:
      • Avestan: 𐬥𐬀𐬠𐬀𐬵 (nabah)
      • Kurdish: nem (moisture)
      • ‌ Middle Persian: nm (nam, moisture)
      • ‌* Persian: نم (nam, moisture)
    • Nuristani:
      • Kamviri: niru
  • Proto-Slavic: *nebo
Last modified on 5 February 2014, at 18:37