Reconstruction:Latin/novium

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This Latin entry contains reconstructed terms and roots. As such, the term(s) in this entry are not directly attested, but are hypothesized to have existed based on comparative evidence.

Latin edit

Etymology edit

Related to novus (new), perhaps representing a borrowing of some descendant of Proto-Indo-European *néwyos. Possibly documented in the personal name Novius, a hapax from southern Italy.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

*novium m (Proto-Western-Romance)

  1. newlywed

Declension edit

singular plural
nominative */ˈnɔβjos/ */ˈnɔβji/?
oblique */ˈnɔβju/ */ˈnɔβjos/

Descendants edit

  • Gallo-Romance:
    • Occitan: novi
    • Old Catalan: novi
  • Ibero-Romance:
    • Portuguese: noivo
    • Spanish: novio (see there for further descendants)
  • → Berber: tenunbia

References edit