Reconstruction:Proto-Celtic/-man

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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 *-mn̥. Cognate with Latin -men, Ancient Greek -μα (-ma), Sanskrit -मन् (-man).

SuffixEdit

*-man n

  1. Creates action nouns or result nouns from verbs

DeclensionEdit

Neuter n-stem
singular dual plural
nominative *-man *-mane? *-mana
vocative *-man *-mane? *-mana
accusative *-man *-mane? *-mana
genitive *-mēs *-menous? *-menom
dative *-menē *-membom *-membos
instrumental *-menē *-membim *-membis

Derived termsEdit