Reconstruction:Proto-Celtic/altos

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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 *h₂eltós, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂el-. Cognate with Latin altus, Old High German alt.

NounEdit

*altos m[1]

  1. height, cliff

DeclensionEdit

Masculine o-stem
singular dual plural
nominative *altos *altou *altoi
vocative *alte *altou *altūs
accusative *altom *altou *altoms
genitive *altī *altous *altom
dative *altūi *altobom *altobos
instrumental *altū *altobim *altobis

DescendantsEdit

  • Brythonic: [Term?]
  • Middle Irish: alt

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Matasović, Ranko (2009) , “*alto-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 9), Leiden: Brill, →ISBN, page 30