Reconstruction:Latin/desidium

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This Latin 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.

LatinEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Taking the place of the Latin dēsīderium (desire), with influence of dēsidia f (inactivity; idleness).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

*dēsidium n (genitive *dēsidiī); second declension

  1. desire

InflectionEdit

Second declension neuter.

Italo-Western declension of *dēsidium
Number Singular Plural
nominative *dẹsẹ́diọ *dẹsẹ́dia
genitive *dẹsẹ́dẹi *dẹsẹdiọ́rọ
dative *dẹsẹ́diọ *dẹsẹ́dẹis
accusative-ablative *dẹsẹ́diọ *dẹsẹ́dia

DescendantsEdit

  • Aragonese: deseyo
  • Asturian: deséu
  • Italian: desio, disio
  • Old Portuguese: desejo
  • Old Occitan:
  • Sicilian: disiu
  • Spanish: deseo

ReferencesEdit

  • Malkiel, Yakov (1982), “Between Monogenesis and Polygenesis”, in J. Peter Maher, Allan R. Bomhard, E.F.K. Koerner, editors, Papers from the Third International Conference on Historical Linguistics, Hamburg August 22–26 1977 (Current Issues in Lingustic Theory; 13), Amsterdam: John Benjamins, →ISBN, pages 263–264