Reconstruction:Proto-Celtic/(s)kīttos

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This Proto-Celtic 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-CelticEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *skh₂ey-.

AdjectiveEdit

*(s)kīttos

  1. left, left-handed
  2. clumsy, awkward, wrong
  3. sinister
  4. sad

InflectionEdit

O/ā-stem
masculine singular dual plural
nominative **(s)kīttos **(s)kīttou **(s)kīttoi
vocative **(s)kītte **(s)kīttou **(s)kīttūs
accusative **(s)kīttom **(s)kīttou **(s)kīttoms
genitive **(s)kīttī **(s)kīttous **(s)kīttom
dative **(s)kīttūi **(s)kīttobom **(s)kīttobos
instrumental **(s)kīttū **(s)kīttobim **(s)kīttobis
feminine singular dual plural
nominative **(s)kīttā **(s)kīttai **(s)kīttās
vocative **(s)kīttā **(s)kīttai **(s)kīttās
accusative **(s)kīttam **(s)kīttai **(s)kīttams
genitive **(s)kīttās **(s)kīttous **(s)kīttom
dative **(s)kīttai **(s)kīttābom **(s)kīttābos
instrumental *? **(s)kīttābim **(s)kīttābis
neuter singular dual plural
nominative **(s)kīttom **(s)kīttou **(s)kīttā
vocative **(s)kīttom **(s)kīttou **(s)kīttā
accusative **(s)kīttom **(s)kīttou **(s)kīttā
genitive **(s)kīttī **(s)kīttous **(s)kīttom
dative **(s)kīttūi **(s)kīttobom **(s)kīttobos
instrumental **(s)kīttū **(s)kīttobim **(s)kīttobis

DescendantsEdit

  • Middle Irish: cittach
  • Middle Welsh: chwith

ReferencesEdit

  • Gregory Toner, Maire Ní Mhaonaigh, Sharon Arbuthnot, Dagmar Wodtko, Maire-Luise Theuerkauf, editors (2019) , “cittach”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language
  • R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950–present) , “chwith”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies
  • Matasović, Ranko (2009) Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 9), Leiden: Brill, →ISBN