Reconstruction:Latin/fortia

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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

EtymologyEdit

Formed from fortia, the neuter plural of fortis, reinterpreted as a feminine singular. Alternatively, it may be seen as equivalent to fortis +‎ -ia.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

*fortia f (genitive *fortiae); first declension

  1. (Vulgar Latin) force, strength, might

DeclensionEdit

First declension.

Italo-Western declension of *fortia
Number Singular Plural
nominative *fǫ́rtia *fǫ́rtẹę
genitive *fǫ́rtẹę *fǫrtiárọ
dative *fǫ́rtẹę *fǫ́rtẹis
accusative-ablative *fǫ́rtiã *fǫ́rtias
Eastern declension of *fortia
Number Singular Plural
nominative *fǫ́rtia *fǫ́rtẹę
genitive *fǫ́rtẹę *fǫrtiáru
dative *fǫ́rtẹę *fǫ́rtẹis
accusative-ablative *fǫ́rtiã *fǫ́rtias

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Alkire, Ti; Rosen, Carol (2010) Romance Languages: A Historical Introduction, University of Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, page 25