Appendix:Proto-Indo-European/ténh₂us

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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

EtymologyEdit

From *tenh₂- ‎(thin), probably an extension of *ten- ‎(stretch).

AdjectiveEdit

*ténh₂us ‎(oblique stem *tn̥h₂éw-)[1]

  1. thin

DeclensionEdit

(proterokinetic u-stem declension):

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Germanic: *þunnuz (see there for further descendants)
  • Hellenic:
  • Indo-Iranian:
  • Italic: *tn̥wis[5]
    • Latin: tenuis (see there for further descendants)

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Dagmar S. Wodtko, Britta Irslinger, Carolin Schneider (2008), Nomina im indogermanischen Lexikon, Heidelberg: Universitätsverlag Winter, pages 694-698
  2. 2.0 2.1 Rick Derksen (2015), Etymological Dictionary of the Baltic Inherited Lexicon, Leiden, Boston: Brill, pages 464, 465
  3. ^ Ranko Matasović, Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic, Leiden: Brill, 2009, ISBN 978-90-04-17336-1, pages 367, 368
  4. ^ “*tьnъkъ” in Rick Derksen (2008), Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon, Brill: Leiden-Boston, page 505
  5. ^ “tenuis” in Michiel de Vaan (2008), Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, pages 613-614