Reconstruction:Old Portuguese/nio

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This Old Portuguese 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.

Old PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin nīdus (nest), from Proto-Italic *nizdos (nest), from Proto-Indo-European *nisdós (nest).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈni.o/, /ˈnĩ.o/, [ˈnĩ.j̃o]

NounEdit

*nio m (plural *nios)

  1. nest

DescendantsEdit

  • Galician: niño
  • Portuguese: ninho