Reconstruction:Proto-Celtic/-tus

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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 *-tus.

SuffixEdit

*-tus m

  1. Forms action nouns from verb stems.

InflectionEdit

Masculine/feminine u-stem
singular dual plural
nominative *-tus *-tū *-towes
vocative *-tu *-tū *-tūs
accusative *-tum *-tū *-tums
genitive *-tous *-tous *-towom
dative *-tou *-tubom *-tubos
instrumental *-tū *-tubim *-tubis

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Proto-Brythonic: *-d
  • Old Irish: -ad, -ed
  • Gaulish: -tus